Newhall residents experience power outage

Approximately 1,620 residents in Newhall experienced a power outage due to an unknown cause Tuesday evening, according to Southern California Edison.

The outage was first reported at around 4:13 p.m., affecting residents near Orchard Village Road and the surrounding area, according to spokeswoman Mary Ann Milbourne. 

“Initially, 1,620 customers were without power,” Milbourne said. “We don’t know the reason yet, but we’ve been gradually restoring power to customers, and we are now down to 343.”

As of 7:30 p.m., workers were still trying to determine what caused the power outage, and an estimated time for restoration of power is not available, Milbourne added. 

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