SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A power pole that caught fire is being blamed for a power outage in south Sacramento early Monday morning.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. in the Florin area.

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Exactly how the pole caught fire is unclear, but the problem caused about 5,000 SMUD customers to lose power.

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About half of those people had their power restored by 6 a.m.

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SMUD estimated that full restoration would happen by noon on Monday.