San Diego

Transformer Explosion Leaves More Than 2K Without Power for Hours on Thanksgiving

Power has been restored for the more than 2,000 homes who lost power in San Diego's South Bay after a transformer exploded and caught fire, officials confirmed. 

The power went out at approximately 9:17 a.m. Thursday, according to San Diego Gas Electric (SDGE). SDGE officials restored the power prior to the noon estimate, according to their site. 

According to SDGE, 2,342 customers in the Rancho Del Rey, Eastlake, Otay Reservoir, S. Chula Vista, Castle Park and Otay neighborhoods are affected.

No other information was immediately available.

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