Transformer Fire Causes Power Outage In Winnetka

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A transformer fire in Winnetka Saturday has left 1,110 customers without electricity, a utility official said.

The outage in the area of Sherman Way and Oso Avenue occurred about 6:52 a.m., Gale Harris of the Department of Water and Power said.

It was not immediately known when power would be restored.

The fire reportedly affected some high-voltage lines.

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