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Third power outage in two months affects thousands in Long Beach

According to the Los Angeles Times on August 15th: Almost 19,500 Southern California Edison customers in Long Beach were left without electricity early Saturday morning after an underground cable failed, the utility reported. [...]

UNDERGROUND VAULT EXPLOSION TRIGGERS POWER OUTAGE IN LONG BEACH FOR 2ND TIME THIS MONTH

According to ABC7 on July 30th: An underground vault explosion triggered a power outage in downtown Long Beach Thursday afternoon for the second time this month, police said. Residents reported hearing a [...]

Explosions rock city’s electrical grid

According to Richmond-Times Dispatch on July 24th: Lyn Bew noticed white smoke trickling from a manhole cover on Richmond’s East Main Street on Friday morning before he drove over it and parked [...]

Power Restored to 1,700 Customers in Castaic Following Underground Explosion, Fire

According to KTLA5 on July 20th: A power outage in Castaic on Monday night temporarily left 1,747 people in the dark following an explosion and underground fire that were possibly caused by [...]

Day 2 of outage leaves Long Beach residents scavenging for electricity, seeing spoiled food pile up

According to LA Times on July 17th: Preston Andres is one of thousands of Long Beach residents left without power for more than two days this week. He threw out the perishable [...]

UNDERGROUND ELECTRICAL FIRE TRIGGERS WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGE IN LONG BEACH

According to ABC7 on July 16th: An underground electrical fire which blew off manhole covers in downtown Long Beach left nearly 5,000 people without power in the area. The fire was reported [...]

PECO INVESTIGATING SOCIETY HILL UNDERGROUND SMOKE, POWER OUTAGE

According to ABC6 on July 9th: PECO crews are investigating an incident in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia that began underground and led to a power outage. Around 10:30 a.m. Thursday [...]

Power Failure Ends Opening Day Early at Six Flags St. Louis

According to Travel Pulse: A power outage around 4 p.m. Friday cut opening day short at Six Flags St. Louis, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Six Flags St. Louis tweeted "We have experienced a power [...]

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Underground Work Knocks Out Power to South Philadelphia Neighborhood

According to NBC 10: Underground utility work gone awry left more than 2,000 homes and businesses without power Friday night in a popular South Philadelphia neighborhood... a crew was working underground in [...]

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Water Main Break Knocks Out Power To Several Pitt Buildings

According to CBS Pittsburgh: A water main break has led to a major power outage at the University of Pittsburgh. Classes are cancelled and employees who work in those buildings should not [...]