LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Approximately 2,500 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were without power Tuesday afternoon due to equipment failure caused by a mylar balloon.
According to DWP, the outage was impacting customers in the Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw, West Adams and Mid-City neighborhoods.
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POWER OUTAGE UPDATE: A Mylar balloon caused the outage affecting customers in the #BaldwinHills #Crenshaw #WestAdams and #MidCity neighborhoods. Crews are working to restore power as quickly and safely as possible. Thank you for your patience!
— LADWP (@LADWP) September 29, 2020
Officers were at the scene to ensure traffic continued to flow without problem.READ MORE: BTS Kicks Off Second Of 4 Shows At SoFi Stadium In Inglewood
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