Fremont and Newark Customers Lose Power Friday

NBC Bay Area

A large-scale power outage affected 5,554 customers in Newark and Fremont Friday night, officials confirmed.

According to Fremont police, the outage is not related to police activity. Police said their understanding of the issue is that a transformer blew.

The areas affected by the outage, according to a Facebook post by Fremont Police.

According to PG&E's website, crews are on their way to assess the cause of the outage.

The outage reportedly began at 8:02 p.m. and is estimated to be restored at 11:15 p.m., according to PG&E.

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