Truck Slams Into Power Pole, Sending Electrified Lines Across FreewayCrews with Southern California Edison said the accident happened just as the evening commute was getting underway.
Man Killed After Coming In Contact With Downed Power Line In Sherman OaksThe LAFD said in a four-hour time-period (between noon and 4 p.m.) they responded to nearly 150 downed power line calls.
Weather-Related Power Outages, Trees Down Around The SouthlandSome of the outages are due to rain or wind causing downed power lines, authorities said.
What To Do If You See A Downed Power LineThe winds in Los Angeles are fierce. Traveling over the enormous Mohave desert, these winds gather speed and blow through the mountains and passes of local LA neighborhoods. Coined the "Santa Ana" winds, they down power lines, exacerbate brush fires, and, generally, make a nuisance for hay fever sufferers everywhere.
Santa Ana Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands Across SouthlandPower was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.
Exclusive: Video Shows Man Surviving Treacherous Power Pole CrashWitnesses are describing a harrowing rescue of a man trapped inside his minivan after it plowed into a pole Thursday night and became draped in live power lines.
Power Restored To Thousands After Massive Tree Topples In Silver LakePower was restored to homes in Silver Lake Thursday nearly three hours after a massive eucalyptus tree fell onto a street.
Wild Winds, Downed Trees Blamed For Power OutagesLAWDP says that 1,100 customers are without power Sunday evening in Chatworth.
PCH Reopens After Downed Power Lines Force Closure Through Pacific PalisadesOfficials reopened both directions of the Pacific Coast Highway near Sunset Boulevard Tuesday after downed power lines forced the street closure in the area.
Motorist Injured After Swerving To Avoid Downed Power Lines In Dana PointOrange 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.
Man, 49, Crushed To Death By Falling Tree In East LAA 49-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday by a fallen tree in East L.A.
Lightning Downs Power Lines Leaving Hundreds Of Sunland Residents In The DarkThe wild weather sweeping into the Southland this week downed power lines in Sunland, leaving hundreds of residents without electricity.