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SMUD Restores Power to 3,700 Midtown Customers During Heat Advisory

SACRAMENTO — SMUD reports more than 3,700 people in midtown Sacramento were without power in the midst of a heat advisory.

The outage started at 3:48 p.m. and affected 3,713 SMUD customers, who suddenly had to experience one of the hottest parts of the day without air conditioning or fans. Saturday was expected to reach a high of 102 degrees by the afternoon.

Power was restored around 4:58 p.m.

SMUD says problems with an underground cable caused the outage.