Escondido Power Outage

Escondido Power Outage

A power outage Monday night caused a blackout in Escondido that affected more than five hundred customers. The San Diego Gas & Electric Co. said it was caused by a problem with its underground electrical system. The outage hit at 8:50 p.m. and affected areas including Dixon Lake and Daley Ranch.

The outage has impacted thousands of customers across San Diego County. According to the San Diego Gas & Electric, more than 5,000 customers are without power, with the majority of outages occurring in northern San Diego County. The company had to dispatch repair crews to the affected areas in a matter of hours. As of this writing, about 1,337 customers in Escondido are still without power.

If you are concerned that the power outage might disrupt your daily routine, be sure to disconnect all electrical equipment and appliances from the power grid. Even momentary power outages can damage electronic equipment. Therefore, it’s crucial to protect your electronics by purchasing surge protectors. During an outage, you may want to prepare food in ice chests and keep them cold. You can also tune into the radio for updates about the cause of the outage and when power will be back.

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