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SDG&E: Hillcrest, Old Town outages caused by mylar balloon

Posted at 7:47 PM, May 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-28 23:25:51-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- An outage caused by a mylar balloon briefly left 2,000 people without power in several San Diego neighborhoods Tuesday night.

According to the San Diego Gas and Electric outage map, 1774 people in Old Town, Mission Hills and Hillcrest were affected by the outage.

The lights went out in the area just before 7:20 p.m. and were turned back on just before 8 p.m.

Click here to check the outage map.