Power Outage Affects 1,100 in El Segundo

The affected area was mostly from Center Street east to Nash Street, and from Mariposa Avenue north to Imperial Highway, police said

By Willian Avila
|  Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014  |  Updated 10:31 PM PDT
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Power Outage Affects 1,100 in El Segundo

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A power outage in El Segundo on Tuesday night affected more than 1,100 Southern California Edison customers and knocked out power to traffic lights at five major intersections in the city’s east side, police said.

About 9 p.m., a transformer blew in the area of Mariposa Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard, according to the El Segundo Police Department.

The affected area was mostly from Center Street east to Nash Street, and from Mariposa Avenue north to Imperial Highway.

Edison crews were working to restore power.

The power outage affected a cable studio that was broadcasting live election results, police said.

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