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Crenshaw area LADWP customers lose power

Some LADWP customers in the Leimert Park and Crenshaw area of Los Angeles lost power Friday, June 24, 2011 after an explosion in an underground electrical vault near Crenshaw Boulevard and 39th Street.
June 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
It was lights out for some Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers living in the Leimert Park and Crenshaw area of Los Angeles.

Several people reported their power went out around 11 p.m. Friday.

Fire officials said the power outage followed an explosion in an underground electrical vault near Crenshaw Boulevard and 39th Street.

LADWP said it took about an hour for them to get a crew together to get the power back on. They were able to restore power around 2 a.m. Saturday.


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