Fire leaves 68,000 without power in Fresno
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A fire at an electrical substation briefly left about 70,000 customers without power in Fresno.
Pacific Gas & Electric says the fire occurred around 4 p.m. Thursday at the Gregg transmission substation outside of town.
The blaze was confined to a single piece of equipment and was quickly doused.
PG&E spokesman Denny Boyles says power was restored to all customers within 90 minutes.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.