By CBS13 Staff

COLFAX (CBS13) — It’s week two with no power for 25,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers in the Sierra Foothills after a record-setting snowstorm knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region.

PG&E says more than 1,200 linemen have been working long hours for weeks straight to restore power to the communities in the area.

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Anthony Albright, a lineman with PG&E, says he hasn’t had a day off since before Christmas. He’s worked for PG&E for 18 years and told CBS13 he’s never seen damage like this before.

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It’s personal to Albright. The Colfax resident says he still doesn’t have power and that every light he can help turn on in his community makes the long hours worth it.

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Meanwhile, tens of thousands are still waiting for their power to come back on, and PG&E doesn’t have exact estimates for each customer. Megan McFarland, Spokesperson for PG&E, says in the more remote areas, each area of damage is different. She told CBS13 that crews need to assess and plan for restoration on a case-by-case basis.