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MIRACLE MILE (CBSLA) — LADWP crews were working to restore power to thousands of customers in the Miracle Mile and West Hollywood areas Wednesday night as high winds whipped through Southern California.

Power was out in the area south of Wilshire Blvd. and west of La Cienega after a transformer blew, SKY9’s Stu Mundel reports. The outage affected approximately 2,870 customers, according to LADWP officials. Power was expected to be restored by 10:30 p.m.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept.’s West Hollywood station said shortly before 10 p.m. wind also brought a power line down in WeHo at Dicks St. and Hammond St. Power was knocked out in the surrounding area. It was not immediately clear when service would be restored.

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