Equipment failure causes power outage

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An underground equipment failure left almost 1,400 PG&E customers without power for part of Sunday night.

A PG&E spokesman said 1,361 customers were without power when the underground equipment failure happened at Second and Howard streets at 6:19 p.m. By 7 p.m., power had been restored to all but 342 customers, said spokesman J.D. Guidi, adding that the remaining customers should have power restored by midnight.

What equipment was affected and the cause of the equipment failure was under investigation, Guidi said.

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