SAN DIEGO — A power outage knocked out the lights for more than 1,600 customers in central San Diego County Wednesday afternoon.
The outage started shortly before 1 p.m. and affected 1,656 homes and businesses, according to San Diego Gas & Electric. The areas affected include Mission Valley, Kearny Mesa, Tierrasanta, Scripps Ranch and Clairemont. In Kearny Mesa, traffic lights were knocked out.
Power was restored to most customers by 2 p.m. The utility did not immediately release a cause for the outage.