LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Wednesday afternoon power outage knocked out electricity to a portion of downtown Los Angeles, including the Convention Center.
According to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s Twitter account, a construction mishap was to blame for the roughly four-hour outage.READ MORE: Food Truck Crashes In Vernon; One Dead
According to spokesperson Jessica Johnson, about 30 DWP customers, including the Convention Center, which is hosting the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, lost power.`Solidarity' Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers
Some of the affected customers could include other large facilities such as hotels, but no specifics were available, Johnson said.
According to a Los Angeles Fire Department dispatcher, crews responded to two elevator calls in the area.MORE NEWS: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash
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