(Lights go out in parts of El Centro)….The outage was first reported at 7:28 Thursday morning.
The outage affected 9,400 IID customers in the West And Southern portions of El Centro and some county areas. The Imperial Irrigation District is investigating the cause of the outage. Iit is suspected damaged equipment may have tripped a transmission line. The first customers had their power restored at 7:39 am. 99% of the rest of the customers were back on line within 20 minutes of losing power.