72,000 customers lose power in San Francisco

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Franks traced the problem to a blown transformer bank
in the Potrero substation. The failure there caused
substations in the other areas to stop pumping out

Technicians were able to switch around the blown
transformer to restore power, Franks said. But the
reason for the failure was not immediately known.

Contra Costa Times

-- spider (spider0@usa.net), October 26, 2000

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