San Diego

Thousands Without Electricity in South Bay

Repairs were made to a piece of San Diego Gas & Electric equipment that left nearly 2,500 customers without electricity on Wednesday.

A power outage affecting the communities of Imperial Beach, North Island, 32nd Street Naval Station and the Tijuana River Park began at about 8:20 a.m. and potentially affected 2,425 people, SDG&E said. 

The gas and electric company said the outage was caused by a piece of equipment in need of repair. 

Crews restored power to about 800 customers at 9:18 a.m. and the remaining customers at 12:22 p.m., according to City News Service.

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