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Power outage affects 2,500 customers

A power outage affecting 2,500 customers struck Nevada City and Grass Valley at 11:30 a.m. today, according to Pacific Gas and Electric spokeswoman J.D. Guidi.

Power was restored at 11:58 a.m., and after an investigation of the cause, equipment failure on a pole was found on the 1500 block of Ridge Road in Nevada City.

Power was downed again to make repairs, and the same 2,500 customers lost power at 3:40 p.m., Guidi said. It was restored at 4:03 p.m.

The cause of the initial outage was unknown as of 6 p.m.

To contact Staff Writer Jennifer Terman, email or call 530-477-4230.

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The Union Updated Sep 2, 2013 09:34PM Published Sep 3, 2013 01:30PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.