A power outage in Canyon Country left more than 1,370 without power on Thursday, according to Southern California Edison officials.
According to Ben Gallagher, media relations advisor for Southern California Edison, the power outage occurred around the intersection of Whites Canyon Road and Via Princessa at 9:15 a.m. Thursday.
Gallagher said that a crew remained on the scene as of Thursday late afternoon.
“Isolated the issue and working on making the repairs,” said Gallagher.
SCE is working on putting impacted customers onto different circuits.
At the time of this publication, 77 SCE customers are still affected, according to Gallagher. It is unknown at this time how many original customers were affected — it is confirmed to be more than 1,370 — and the exact boundaries of the outage also were not known.
Gallagher said the power outage was a result of equipment damage.
Gallagher said there is an uptake of power outages in weather conditions such as heavy rain and storms.