Power Outage Hits Parts of Escondido

An outage left hundreds of residents without power in parts of Escondido Friday, officials confirmed.

The Escondido Police Department said parts of east Escondido had been hit with the power outage, including traffic signals and lights at El Norte Parkway to the north, Mission Avenue to the south, Rose Street to the west and Midway Drive to the east.

Police encouraged drivers to avoid those streets if possible and take alternate routes.

Crews from San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) were called to the area and were working to restore power as of 12:30 p.m. The cause of the outage has not yet been determined.

SDG&E also reported a second power outage in northeast Escondido around 11:10 a.m. impacting the Dixon Lake and Daley Ranch areas. Power there was expected to be restored by 2 p.m.

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