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Power restored after turkey causes 3-hour outage affecting thousands in San Ramon Valley

Bird made contact with electrical equipment, PG&E says

Power was restored to roughly 3,300 PG&E customers in Danville and San Ramon on Wednesday morning after a three-hour outage apparently caused by a turkey.

According to PG&E and the Danville Police Department, roughly 3,298 Danville customers were without power between roughly 8:30 a.m. and 11:25 a.m.

According to a spokesperson for PG&E, the outage was caused by a turkey that made contact with the utility's electrical equipment.

Residents can visit PG&E's power outage map at https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outages/map/ for information on power outages in PG&E's coverage areas.

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Power restored after turkey causes 3-hour outage affecting thousands in San Ramon Valley

Bird made contact with electrical equipment, PG&E says

by Eli Walsh / BCN Foundation /

Uploaded: Wed, Sep 22, 2021, 4:29 pm

Power was restored to roughly 3,300 PG&E customers in Danville and San Ramon on Wednesday morning after a three-hour outage apparently caused by a turkey.

According to PG&E and the Danville Police Department, roughly 3,298 Danville customers were without power between roughly 8:30 a.m. and 11:25 a.m.

According to a spokesperson for PG&E, the outage was caused by a turkey that made contact with the utility's electrical equipment.

Residents can visit PG&E's power outage map at https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outages/map/ for information on power outages in PG&E's coverage areas.

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Nebuchadnezzar
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San Ramon
on Sep 23, 2021 at 9:19 pm
Nebuchadnezzar, San Ramon
Registered user
on Sep 23, 2021 at 9:19 pm

Turkey must have been roasted perfectly in time for Thanksgiving.


Anne Cavazos
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San Ramon
on Sep 24, 2021 at 5:40 am
Anne Cavazos, San Ramon
Registered user
on Sep 24, 2021 at 5:40 am

Nebuchadnezzar, I was wondering the same.


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