San Francisco power outage darkens 38,000

Thousands of San Francisco residents were briefly left in the dark after the power went out in a series of outages across The City early Wednesday.

A PG&E representative confirmed a “large outage” in San Francisco to SFBay around 12:45 a.m. but made no further details available. A message left for a spokesperson was not returned.

@SF311 – The City’s official Twitter account for citizen complaints — tweeted nearly 38,000 people were left without electricity in 31 separate outages that hit around midnight.

It is not known what caused the outages.

@SF311 tweeted shortly after 1 a.m. that service had been restored to most of the affected customers: