Updated: Power Restored to 3,199 in Antioch


At 8:24 pm Thursday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a pole on fire in the area of Hillcrest and via Dora in the City of Antioch.

It was reported that a pole had a transformer on fire. Engine 88 arrived on scene to what appeared to be a pole on fire underground.

By 8:42 pm, Engine 88 was informed that PG&E had an estimated arrival to the scene by 9:00 pm.

According to PG&E, the incident caused 3,199 customers to lose power and preliminary information stated the outage was caused by weather.

Power has now been restored.