Orange County sheriff’s Lt. John Roche said the power lines were down in Via Canon, just south of the Camino Las Ramblas exit from the 5 Freeway, at 10:15 p.m. Saturday.
A brush fire Wednesday that involved downed power lines forced the shutdown of the Riverside (91) Freeway in both directions at Raymond Avenue, authorities said.
Commuters on the 710 Freeway in the city of Commerce were brought to a standstill on Monday after a crash involving downed power lines closed the freeway.
A big rig driver was unharmed on Monday after a crash that left energized power lines atop his vehicle.
An estimated 12,000 customers were without electricity on Wednesday after strong Santa Ana winds downed power lines around the Southland.