Power Outage Affects Thousands in San Francisco

Tens of thousands of people in downtown San Francisco were without power. According to PG&E, an insulation fire at a substation was believed to have caused the issue around 9:15 a.m.

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radu mihai roman/@mehinix via Twitter
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, according to PG&E. (April 21, 2017)
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Mallory Piper via Twitter
A power outage in San Francisco affected 90,000 people and a fire sparked at Larkin and Ellis streets on Friday, April 21, 2017.
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Robert Wellington/NBC Bay Area
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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@girl_on_bike via Twitter
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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@girl_on_bike via Twitter
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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radu mihai roman/@mehinix via Twitter
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Joe Rosato Jr./NBC Bay Area
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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@girl_on_bike via Twitter
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Dylan Gale
Gridlock occurred at 3rd and Market streets amid a massive power outage in San Francisco on Friday, April 21, 2017.
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NBC Bay Area
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Kelly Hernandez
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Kelly Hernandez
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Kelly Hernandez
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Kelly Hernandez
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Kelly Hernandez
A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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A massive power outage in San Francisco left 95,000 people without electricity on Friday, April 21, 2017, according to PG&E.
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Yousef Alsbaihi
BART passengers pack the Lake Merrit station in Oakland after a widespread power outage in San Francisco sparked transit delays. (April 21, 2017)
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