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Lake Elsinore power outage affects over 3,700 businesses, homes

Friday, March 21st, 2014
Issue 12, Volume 18.

LAKE ELSINORE – A vehicle that plowed into a utility pole Saturday, March 15 in Lake Elsinore sparked a blackout that affected more than 3,700 businesses and homes.

The crash was reported at 2 p.m. west of Dryden Street. A total of 3,710 Southern California Edison customers went without power for about Advertisement
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an hour as the affected power lines were shut down long enough for work crews to safely repair them, SCE spokeswoman Susan Cox said.

By 3 p.m., there were 523 businesses and homes without power.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the crash or the condition of the driver.



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