The Latest: Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

The Latest on a widespread power outage in San Francisco (all times local):


2 p.m.

Pacific Gas & Electric says that as of 1 p.m. it has restored electricity to 15,000 of at least 90,000 customers affected by a power outage in San Francisco.

In a statement posted on its website, PG&E says it expects to restore power to about 25,000 more customers “in the next few hours” and to remaining customers late in the afternoon.

PG&E has not said what caused the power outage, which affected the city’s Financial District and other areas.

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