San Diego

Blown Transformer Prompts Sig Alert on State Route 76

A blown, reportedly sparking transformer has prompted a Sig Alert for both lanes of State Route 76, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Mary Bailey. 

The incident happened shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday at Camino Del Rey at State Route 76, near Bonsall. 

The transformer is reported to be sparking. 

Approximately 2,600 customers are without power, according to SDG&E, including customers in Pala Mesa, Bonsal, Gopher Canyon, Oceanside, San Luis Rey Heights and other neighboring areas. 

No other information was available.

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