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Car catches fire after colliding with power pole in southeast Fresno, hundreds lose power – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2021-03-03 08:46:27 –

Fresno, CA (KFSN)-Nearly 400 PG & E customers are out of power after a car crashes into a utility pole and ignites in southeastern Fresno on Wednesday morning.

It happened around 5am on G Street and California Avenue.

Firefighters and PG & E were called to the scene, appeared after the crash, a utility pole fell on the vehicle, and a small fire broke out.

The fire brigade was waiting to determine if power was being supplied to the pole before the PG & E began to extinguish the fire with water.

Power outages are affecting PG & E customers in downtown Fresno, southwest and parts of the southeast. Authorities expect power to be restored by 7:30 am.

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