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Power restored to customers after outage in Morro Bay, Cayucos

Update 10 p.m.

Power has been restored to all customers affected by an outage in Morro Bay and Cayucos on Friday evening, according to PG&E.

The outage was reported about 5:15 p.m. and affected several thousand customers, according to PG&E outage information.

Update 8:10 p.m.

About 100 customers were without electricity Friday night, after an outage in Morro Bay and Cayucos had left several thousand without power earlier in the evening, according to PG&E.

Most of the customers still without power are near Oak Creek Road east of Cayucos, according to PG&E outage information.

PG&E estimates that power will be restored by about 10 p.m.

The cause of the outage is being investigated.

Update 7:50 p.m.

More than 600 customers still were without power Friday night between Morro Bay and Cayucos, according to PG&E.

Several thousand customers had been without power earlier in the evening, according to PG&E outage information.

An outage map showed that most of the customers without power were in north Morro Bay.

About 20 customers in areas along Oak Creek Road east of Cayucos also were without power.

Original story:

More than 2,000 customers are without power between Cayucos and Morro Bay, according to PG&E.

The outage started about 5:15 p.m., and the cause is being investigated, according to PG&E outage information.

PG&E estimates that power will be restored to all customers about 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The outage map shows customers affected along Highway 1 between Old Creek Road and Highway 41, and along Torro Creek Road.

There are additional, individual customers without power in the Old Creek Road area; their power should be restored by about 10 p.m., according to PG&E.

Mark Powell: 805-781-7915

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