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Time: 10 a.m.
Cause: Boom Truck caught in power line
Affected Area: Sunnyside, Woodruff, Channing
Approximate number of customers affected: more than a 1000
Estimated time of restoration: 1-2 hours
UPDATE (11:49 AM) Power restored!
UPDATE: (11:10 AM) Line crews hoping to have repair completed within an hour.
Around 10 a.m. we had boom truck get stuck in our power line in the 3300 block of Valencia. It did cause a small fire. No injuries reported. We did have to temporarily shut off power. Currently, about a 1000 commercial and residential customers in the area of Sunnyside, Channing, and Woodruff are without power. We’re looking to get power restored within 1-2 hours. We thank everyone for their patience.