Power outage hits Taft

Staff Writer
Taft Midway Driller
Map shows extent of outage in Taft area

Much of Taft lost power at midday Wednesday.

The lights went out at noon, and a few minutes later, PG&E said nearly 3,000 customers in a wide swath of the city were in the dark.

PG&E said it is till determining the cause of the outage, and it said power should be restored to all customers by 3 p.m.

PG&E said 2,984 customers were without service.