PG&E customers lose electrical power in Lebec; Edison beginning power shutoffs in parts of So. California

LEBEC, CA (Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at 1:39 p.m.)—Southern California Edison has begun power shutoffs in parts of Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino and Kern counties, according to Edison’s spokesperson, Mary Ann Milbourn. “Parts of Tehachapi, Horse Canyon, Bird Springs, Lorraine Canyon and Sand Canyon have been shut down,” she said. Milbourn was not able to say when or if the Frazier Park area would be affected. “Everything depends on the weather. We are watching the winds,” she said.

LEBEC, CA (Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at 11:25 a.m.)—El Tejon School District Superintendent Sara Haflich told The Mountain Enterprise that El Tejon Middle will close at 1:30 p.m. today. ETUSD’s district office is without power at this time.

LEBEC, CA (Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at 11:20 a.m.)—CHP’s Fort Tejon Office is running on backup generators. Sierra Clinica Vista is on Edison’s power system, so they have not lost power. Lebec Post Office has lost power, but they say they will put the newspapers in the boxes today.

LEBEC, CA (Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.)—Electrical power was shut off by Pacific Gas & Electric throughout Lebec at 11:10 a.m. Frazier Park and other Southern California Edison customers continue to have electrical power at this time.

This is part of the October 4, 2019 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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