A downed power line Thursday morning caused an outage affecting thousands of Nipomo PG&E customers.
About 1,800 customers were without power as of 9:18 a.m., according to PG&E’s online outage map. That number had shrunk to 719 by 10 a.m.
The source of the outage was a downed power line in the 700 block of North Thompson Avenue, according to Cal Fire and PG&E spokesman Tom Cuddy.
Cuddy said the outage is affecting customers along Thompson, between Tefft Street and Los Berros Road.
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The cause of the toppled line is currently unknown, Cuddy said, but PG&E is investigating and expects to restore customers’ power by noon.