Massive power outage strikes Merced County
03/03/2013 9:16 AM
03/03/2013 9:55 AM
A massive power outage has affected part of Merced County this morning.
Merced Fire Dept. reports 20,000 PG&E customers are without power due to an interruption in a main transmission line. The power has been off in areas of Merced, Atwater and Livingston.
Officials estimated power will return about 11 a.m.
We will have more on this story later today.
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