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175 people without power in Nipomo

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NIPOMO, Calif. -- PG&E says 175 customers are without electricity in Nipomo due to a downed power line in the area on Thursday afternoon.

PG&E says a power line was in contact with either a car or heavy equipment operating near Tefft Street and Oak Glen Avenue that caused these outages in Nipomo.

PG&E say they are working in restoring the power as safely as possible.

The company says there were two overlapping outages that started around 2 p.m. that originally affected 2,150 customers. Electricity crews came on scene and made repairs.

One of the outage zones extended south from near Tefft Street, west of Highway 101 and east of Thompson Avenue, south to Highway 166 in Santa Maria.

The other overlapping outage zone extended south between Tefft Street to south of Division Street, west to Orchard Road and Division.

The remaining customers without power are located along Oak Glen Avenue, east of Highway 101.

PG&E say they expect to restore the remaining outages by 5 p.m. Thursday evening.

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