LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 20 large buildings lost power briefly in downtown Los Angeles at the start of the business day.
Department of Water and Power spokeswoman Carol Tucker says the outage occurred shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
Tucker says a major transmission line went dead and had to be restarted. Power was fully restored around 8:50 a.m.READ MORE: Hedman, Kucherov Propel Streaking Lightning Past Kings 6-4
The cause of the outage is under investigation.
Tucker says the buildings, mainly commercial with some residential units, share several large transformers.MORE NEWS: Suspect Identified As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
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