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More than 1,000 Covina-area residents without power

About 1,300 Covina area customers of Southern California Edison are without electricity following a fire in a power substation, officials said Sunday.

The fire was reported around 4 p.m. Saturday at the substation at Puente and Vincent avenues in West Covina, according to the utility. Initially, about 2,000 customers were without power.

Edison customers can get water and ice at Palm View Park, 1340 E. Puente Ave. in West Covina, while supplies last.

Edison officials hope to restore electricity by Sunday evening. Customers can check for updates at  www.twitter.com/sce.


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