Large power outage affecting hundreds of Vacaville businesses

The blackout started around 2 p.m. and is affecting numerous stores and restaurants in Vacaville's central retail district.

(Graphic by Solano NewsNet)

The Pacific Gas & Electric Company is reporting a sizable power outage that has interrupted electrical service to more than 300 businesses in Vacaville’s central retail district.

The power outage started around 2 p.m., interrupting service at businesses along Nut Tree Parkway between Allison Drive and Nut Tree Road as well as along East Monte Vista Avenue between Depot Street and Allison Drive.

Big-box stores like Target and Walmart are among the companies affected by the outage, as well as dozens of stores at the Vacaville Premium Outlets and dine-in restaurants like Chili’s, Olive Garden and Mel’s Diner.

PG&E says it is working to determine the cause of the outage. The utility says service could be restored by 7:45 p.m.

(Map courtesy Pacific Gas & Electric Company)

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