Hundreds of customers in Atascadero experienced power outages for more than two hours Tuesday afternoon, PG&E meteorologist John Lindsey confirmed.
Approximately 405 customers were without power from 2:35 p.m. until about 4:40 p.m., Lindsey said.
He said the cause of the power outage remained under investigation as of 6 p.m. Tuesday.
“Sometimes it could be a tree limb that might have fallen onto some power lines,” Lindsey said.
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An Atascadero Police Department dispatcher said officers helped Caltrans direct traffic after street lights lost power along El Camino Real.
Not further information was immediately available.