Throughout California, 738,000 customers saw the lights go out across the state.
Outages caused issues with traffic signals, businesses and more, and PG&E customers rushed to fill up their gas tanks and stock up on water and other supplies.
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The shutoffs happened in three phases and each cause anxiety for residents that werent sure what would happen next.
Watch the video above for a look at the outages from Wednesday morning.
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