SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A mylar balloon that got caught on a power line and caused a wire to go down resulted in a power outage in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday, a utility spokeswoman said.
The outage was reported around 4:40 p.m. in an area including Princeton Street, Felton Street, Madison Street, Cambridge Street and Gambier Street, PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris said.READ MORE: Palo Alto Launches Response Team for People Experiencing Mental Health Crises
The outage initially impacted 516 customers, Morris said.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
As of about 7:45 p.m., power was restored to all but 230 customers
who are estimated to have service restored around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, she said.MORE NEWS: Yuba County Agency Mulls Water Shipments to Bay Area Counties
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