Largest utility in Southern California cuts power to tens of thousands near Los ...

Largest utility in Southern California cuts power to tens of thousands near Los ...
Largest utility in Southern California cuts power to tens of thousands near Los ...
Largest utility in Southern California cuts power to tens of thousands near Los Angeles on Thanksgiving as strong winds raised the risk of wildfire Edison International of Southern California halted power service to 63,835 homes and businesses across Los Angeles and surrounding counties  The shutoff began around 10:36 a.m. local time Thursday  Edison is shutting down power to avoid having live wires spark blazes and start wildfires as a wind storm hit the area  When all is said and done, over 200,000 accounts could lose service between the Los Angeles and San Diego areas Voluntarily switching off power lines ahead of strong winds has become somewhat of a new normal in the region after a series of deadly wildfires 

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Thousands in Southern California are without power on Thanksgiving for the second year running as the region's largest utility cut off service amid risk of strong winds causing wildfires. 

Edison International of Southern California halted power service to 63,835 homes and businesses across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties.

The shutoff began around 10:36 a.m. local time Thursday. 

Edison is shutting down power to avoid having live wires spark blazes and start wildfires as a wind storm hit the area. 

When all is said and done, over 200,000 accounts could lose service between the Los Angeles and San Diego areas.   

Edison International of Southern California halted power service to 63,835 homes and businesses across Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties

Edison International of Southern California

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