Tree trimmers in a Studio City neighborhood somehow caused downed power lines, creating a power outage in the area on Tuesday morning.
The Los Angeles Fire Department initially responded to a reported explosion around 9:45 a.m. on Moorpark Street. It turned out there was no explosion.
Tree trimmers caused downed power lines which impacted a transformer. The manhole cover may have been blown off from pressure set off by smoke, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
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Aerial footage from NewsChopper4 showed firefighters securing the area around Moorpark Street and Farmdale Avenue due to the smoke.
There was a reported power outage in the area. At least 843 LADWP customers were without power until it was fully restored around 2:40 p.m.
There were no reported injuries and no reported damage to any structures.