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At Least 50,000 In L.A. County Without Power Amid Scorching Heat; Rolling Blackouts In Glendale

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About 50,000 in Los Angeles County were without power Sunday amid scorching hot temperatures.

The Los Angeles Department of Power reported 34,000 customers experiencing outages and Southern California Edison had 16,374 customers without power in L. A. County alone.

Most customers impacted by the outages live in Koreatown, Highland Park, Mid Wilshire, Reseda, Harvard Heights and Green Meadows, according to LAWDP. It could take 24 to 36 hours for crews to restore power.

As of 5:25 p.m., there were no plans for rolling blackouts for LADWP customers, according to the utility.

Glendale Water and Power started having rolling blackouts around 3 p.m., warning that affected customers could be without power for an hour. By 3:40 p.m., the utility said all power was restored to the customers affec… (Read more)

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