Around 3,000 customers affected by power outage in Orange Cove

An equipment failure left approximately 3,000 customers in Orange Cove without power Saturday night, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said.

The outage started around 9:30 p.m., but it was short-lived. All customers had power restored by 11 p.m., PG&E spokesman J.D. Guidi said.

The outage was caused by an equipment failure at a substation serving the Orange Cove area, Guidi said.

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