Power Outage Darkens Belmont

Power was restored to some at about 7:20 p.m.

Update 7:37 p.m.: Some customers reportedly still without power.

Update 7:34 p.m.: Police say a "large part" of Belmont lost power tonight, based on the volume of calls they are receiving. The cause is still unknown.

Update 7:28 p.m.: According to the PG&E Electrical Systems Outage Map, between 500 and 4,999 customers in Belmont lost power. Check back on Belmont Patch for more updates.

7:25 p.m.: PG&E customers in Belmont lost power tonight for about half an hour. The cause of the outage is not immediately known. Power was restored to some customers at about 7:20 p.m.

Many stores were darkened throughout town, including the Safeway on El Camino Real and the nearby Starbucks.

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JP September 20, 2012 at 04:04 AM
Just lost power in Belmont Highlands at 9pm
Steve Sunwoo September 20, 2012 at 04:07 AM
Power just went out in the Cipriani area around 8:50 PM. San Mateo still has power.
Hector September 20, 2012 at 04:36 AM
Down on El Camino too up Davey Glen
Katie September 20, 2012 at 04:39 AM
Do you know if the power is back on yet in the Cipriani Area?
Ken September 20, 2012 at 04:51 AM
PG&E is still working on Belmont power outage. Currently 5734 people affected by the outage.
Martha Simmons September 20, 2012 at 04:53 AM
We're still out--near Alameda and Ralston Latest from PGE: Belmont: 3 outage(s) affecting 5787 customer(s) Cause: PG&E will be assessing the cause of your outage. Status: Awaiting assessment Start Time of Outage: 09/19/2012 09:04:45 PM Est. Time of Restoration: Not Available Last Updated: 09/19/2012 09:44:04 PM
George Metropulos September 20, 2012 at 05:38 AM
Power restored at 10:20. I'm near Cipriani and Alameda


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