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: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
The outage initially impacted 516 customers, Morris said.READ MORE: Update: One Killed, Two Injured When Truck Crashes Into Diners at San Jose Sports Bar
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: San Francisco Police Arrest Serial Burglary Suspect
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