UPDATE: 8:45 PM – Sunday, at approximately 6:30 PM, KHTS received some phone calls regarding a residential power outage in Saugus – near Central Park.
KHTS spoke with Anna Frutos-Sanchez, Southern California Edison’s Regional manager and she indicated that the outage was caused by a failed switch on an undergroud transformer. A total of 1,398 homes lost power initially. As of 8 PM, power was restored to a majority of the customers according to Edison. However KHTS continued to receive calls from residents who are still without power.
As of 8:45 PM, Edison crews are working to resolve the problem.