Power outage: Equipment malfunction knocks out power for Pacific Beach customers

Posted at 10:29 AM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 13:29:01-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A power outage Friday caused by an equipment malfunction affected San Diego Gas & Electric customers in Pacific Beach.

The outage was reported at 3:25 a.m. affecting 2,401 customers in the Pacific Beach and Mission Bay areas, SDG&E spokesman Joe Britton said.

As of 9:30 a.m., around 1,000 customers were still without power, Britton said.

The outage was caused by a malfunctioning switch, Britton said, adding that crews estimated power would be restored for all customers around 3 p.m.