New Year's Day Power Outage In Santa Monica East of 11th St, North of California Ave
One resident reportedly heard a transformer explode at 10:27 am Tuesday
January 4, 2019
Update 8pm: power has been restored to affected areas of Santa Monica.
A morning transformer explosion dimmed lights in Santa Monica North of California Avenue and East of 11th Street, residents reported. It occurred on New Years Day, a National holiday.
Southern California Edison tweeted no statement concerning the outage. Calls to a recorded line said the power would be restored by Tuesday at 9 pm.
One resident reportedly heard a transformer explode at at 10:27 am Tuesday, reportedly near the SCE transmission station on Montana Avenue and 11th Street. "It was the same transformer that was recently replaced," theorized another resident on twitter.