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LADWP Crews Prepare for First Wind and Rain Storm of Season, Cautions Public to Stay Away from Downed Power Lines
There were no reported injuries, but Mohave Electric Cooperative said the pole damage left about 36,000 customers in the dark for at least a day.
Glendale Water and Power warn of possible rolling blackouts if customers don't conserve amid heat wave - ABC7 Los Angeles
Glendale Water and Power officials warned Friday the utility may be forced to implement rolling blackouts early next week if customers don't conserve.
Southern California is bracing for a scorching-hot Labor Day weekend while firefighters continue to battle wildfires.
LADWP Offers Tips and Resources for Customers to Stay Safe while Conserving Energy During A Heat Wave
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.