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Guy wire snaps, cuts power for 21,000

Original post made on Aug 20, 2008

A guy wire attached to a metal power pole apparently came loose, whipped up and hit an electrical transmission line Monday at around 11:45 a.m., cutting power to about 21,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers in Menlo Park, Atherton, Los Altos, Portola Valley and Redwood City, spokesman Joe Molica said.

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Posted by barbara
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 20, 2008 at 12:23 pm

For heavens sake, after reading the article that tells how PG&E sought for the place of the incident, (and obviously found it since they fixed it), why not include that info in the story. If it's not in a press release, do some actual reporting and call them up to ask.


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