BERKELEY (CBS SF) — One block of Addison Street is closed Wednesday evening in Berkeley because of a blown maintenance hole, police said.

As of 6:43 p.m., the 1900 block of Addison Street was closed and power was out in the area. Firefighters and PG&E are en route, according to police. The power outage is affecting some traffic signals in the area.

PG&E spokesman J.D. Guidi said the power outage started at 6:31 p.m. and was impacting 3,130 customers. Most of the impacted customers are in Berkeley but about a dozen are in Oakland, Guidi said.

There is no estimate for when power will be restored. The cause of the outage is under investigation.


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