Hundreds of thousands of residents in Northern California and the Bay Area are in the dark as the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) conducts a multi-phase Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event all over the state.

As of #### p.m., more than ####### customers are without power. And that figure is not individual people, but customers. So, the number of actually people affected is likely much, much higher.

ABC10 crews have fanned out to communities impacted by the shutoffs, speaking to residents and business owners who are dealing with the possibility of prolonged power outages.

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