Los Angeles power outage impacts 61K customers

Friday, February 17, 2017 04:43PM
A tree falls into power lines in Duarte as storms sweep through Southern California on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.KABC
LOS ANGELES - A powerful storm moving through Southern California has knocked out power to about 61,000 customers in Los Angeles on Friday.

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said its crews were working quickly to restore the power.

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As of 4 p.m., the LADWP said these were the neighborhoods experiencing the most outages:
- 8,000 customers without power in Del Rey
- 6,400 customers without power in Green Meadows
- 3,300 customers without power in Sherman Oaks
- 3,200 customers without power in Larchmont
- 3,055 customers without power in Canoga Park

The LADWP urged residents to use caution near downed or dangling power lines or poles. If you see a downed wire, you should assume it is live and immediately call 911. Never touch a downed power line.

MORE: Storm soaks roads, shuts down streets in Southern California

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