El Segundo

Blown Transformer Prompts Evacuations at Boeing

A power outage at the Boeing factory in El Segundo prompted evacuations Tuesday morning.

Six buildings were evacuated after a blown transformer prompted a response from the El Segundo Fire Department, according to Boeing spokesman Todd Kelley.

No injuries were reported.

The El Segundo Police Department has asked drivers to avoid the eastbound lanes of Imperial Highway, east of Sepulveda Boulevard until after 1 p.m.

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