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North San Diego County communities lose power during heat wave

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Posted at 12:31 PM, Aug 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-29 09:49:58-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Amid dangerous heat, a power outage left more than 1,000 North County customers without service Monday afternoon.

Roughly 1,200 San Diego Gas & Electric customers in Rancho Santa Fe, Fairbanks Ranch, and San Elijo were affected at the height of the outage, which was reported just before 12 p.m.

SDG&E originally estimated full restoration by 2:30 p.m. to the remaining 449 customers but delayed restoration until midnight.

The cause of the power outage was under investigation.