By Laura Perdew
Due to the current high wind conditions forecast throughout the day and evening hours, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that some may experience service interruptions into the late evening, and morning hours. SCE reminds customers to never approach or touch downed power lines.
The Etiwanda fire has not impacted electric service at this time. However, the high wind conditions across the Southland have resulted in a number of outages. As of noon today, 27,500 customers in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino are experiencing service interruptions due to wind. SCE personnel, which include restoration and repair crews, are responding to outages as they are reported. The company is taking steps to ensure that crews are available to immediately respond to outages. Crews are also being reassigned to areas with outage problems.
Customers may report outages at 1-800-611-1911, online or through the SCE Outages App. SCE will provide the latest information about outages at its website and Twitter.
If you see a downed power line or dangling wire, even if it appears not to be live, don’t touch or approach it, or anything that is in contact with it, and call 911 immediately. Customer safety is a top …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce