Midnight power outage impacts 2,420 homes in Saugus


More than 2,400 Saugus homes were impacted by a power outage that began shortly after midnight Thursday morning. 

Equipment failure caused the outage, which continued to impact 104 households in the area bounded by Silver Oak Court, Pepper Place, Foxwood Lane and Raintree Lane as of 10:45 a.m., according to Diane Castro, a Southern California Edison spokeswoman. 

Crews continued to work on repairing equipment as of Thursday afternoon. SCE’s power outage page reported 149 household remain impacted, though the estimated time of restoration was not available. 

Castro said Thursday morning that Edison anticipated a complete power restoration by 3 p.m. Thursday, though any changes to that estimate would be updated on the power utility’s online outage center. 

Pepper Place and Bouquet Canyon and San Francisquito Canyon roads bounded the area of the original outage, which impacted 2,420 homes. 

For updates on outages, visit www.sce.com/outage-center/check-outage-status. 

This story was updated at 5 p.m.

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