Thousands without power in downtown San Diego

Posted at 12:05 PM, Nov 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-30 21:13:19-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – Over 8,000 San Diego Gas & Electric customers in downtown San Diego and the Golden Hill and Balboa Park areas are without power due to an unknown outage.

The outage was reported shortly after 11 a.m., and SDG&E’s outage map shows power out for about 8,500 customers.

10News received reports of several downtown stoplights that have shut off. Classes at San Diego City College were also canceled for the day due to the outage.

Officials with the utility said they expect power to be restored for those affected by 2 p.m. As of 2:20 p.m., SDG&E officials said all power had been restored, expect for about 420 customers.

The cause of the outage remains unknown.