LEMON GROVE, Calif. – More than 7,000 SDG&E customers are without power Saturday evening, according to the agency’s outage map.
The first outage began around 8:15 p.m. in Lemon Grove, where currently 1,835 customers do not have their lights on.
Encanto, Emerald Hills and Valencia Park, have at least 2,415 customers in the dark. Neighborhoods such as Paradise Hills, Skyline and Bay Terraces have 2,848 SDG&E customers without power.
Officials are still working to figure out what may have caused the outages, but they do have troubleshooters at Lemon Grove & Canton avenues. It is the same area where a Ford white pickup truck crashed into a power pole and the driver left the scene, said the San Diego Sheriff’s Office.
SDG&E expects to have power for people living in Encanto, Emerald Hills and Valencia Park by 11 p.m. Saturday.
While residents in Lemon Grove, Paradise Hills, Skyline and Bay Terraces might have to wait until 11:30 p.m., according to SDG&E’s estimated time of restoration.
If this article is not up to date you can always view the current outage here.
At the height of the outage, 11,000 customers were without power but SDG&E was able to immediately restore 4,000 customers’ power within the first hour of the outage, according to the agency.
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