More than 11,000 PG&E customers have been affected by a power outage in Walnut Creek and Lafayette this morning, a utility spokesman said.

The outage was reported at 7:43 a.m. and initially affected 11,560 customers - 7,280 in Walnut Creek and 4,280 in Lafayette, PG&E spokesman J.D. Guidi said.

Crews responded and have restored power to more than 3,000 customers, but 8,460 remained without power as of shortly after 8:30 a.m., Guidi said.

The cause of the outage is under investigation and there was no estimate yet for when power would be restored to the remaining customers, he said.



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