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Several blown transformers leave thousands without power in California City

Posted at 4:55 PM, Jan 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-09 00:57:29-05

UPDATE (Jan. 8 -- 9:54 p.m.) More than 9,400 residents in Cal City remain without power.

A shelter has been set up at the Mojave High School Gym to help those affected by the outage.


According to California City Police, SoCal Edison is analyzing a problem that left more than 5,000 customers without power on Monday.

As of 3:46 p.m., all the information available was that several transformers were blown out.

23ABC will continue to update this story as more information comes into the newsroom.