Power outage affects Escondido

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San Diego Gas and Electric

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ESCONDIDO, Calif. — A power outage left about 1,900 Escondido homes and businesses in the dark early Tuesday evening.

The blackout hit shortly after 5:30 p.m., according to San Diego Gas & Electric. The cause was under investigation.

Service was expected to be restored to the affected areas by 8:30 p.m., SDG&E reported.