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Wind blows power lines across train tracks in O.C.

This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details.

High winds continued to cause havoc across Southern California on Wednesday, downing power lines across train tracks between Anaheim and Fullerton and blocking trains headed to Union Station in downtown L.A.

The power lines were strewn across the tracks at La Palma Avenue near the Anaheim-Fullerton border, officials said.

Metrolink spokeswoman Sherita Coffelt said Anaheim Public Utilities crews were working on removing the lines.

Metrolink Orange County tweeted that 91 Line trains to Los Angeles will be "delayed up to 30-40 min due to track maintenance and OC Line service delays."

A Fullerton Police Department spokesperson said authorities had not received any calls for assistance due to the situation.

[For the record, Wednesday, 11:23 a.m.: A previous version of this post incorrectly said Southern California Edison crews were working to remove the lines.]

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