UPDATE: Massive power outage due to equipment failure

Power restored to all 145,000 customers from Solvang to Cambria

Victoria Sanchez, KEYT - KCOY - KKFX Anchor/Reporter, victoriasanchez@keyt.com
David M. Johnson, NewsChannel 3 Producer , david.johnson@keyt.com
POSTED: 09:54 PM PDT Jun 23, 2013    UPDATED: 03:21 PM PDT Jun 24, 2013 
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SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -

Central coast residents from Solvang to Cambria were hit with a massive power outage.

A spokesperson for PG&E said the outage began 9:30 p.m Sunday. It was a result of an equipment failure at a substation and did not involve the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.

At its peak, 145,000 customers were without power. Full power was restored to all customers by 2 a.m.

Click here for an outage map.