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Hundreds left without power in Kearny Mesa following transformer explosion

Posted: 2:55 PM, Dec 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-23 17:58:25-05
Hundreds left without power in Kearny Mesa following transformer explosion

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - More than 500 customers were without power after a transformer explosion in the Kearny Mesa area.

San Diego Police received reports of the loud explosion in the area of Convoy and Amour Streets at about 12 p.m.

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About 512 SDG&E customers were without power, according to the company. It's unclear if any restaurants along Convoy St. have been directly affected.

It's not clear what led to the explosion, but SDG&E said it may have been vehicle related. Crews and SDPD are investigating the incident. Power lines were downed, the company added.

Full power restoration in the area is expected by 6 p.m.