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Metallic Balloons Cause Power Outage In South LA

SOUTH LOS ANGELES ( — Power was restored Tuesday after several metallic balloons left thousands of South Los Angeles customers in the dark.

The balloons became tangled in power lines around 4:30 p.m. Monday, subsequently causing the outage to occur.

Just before 5 a.m. this morning, power was completely restored in the area, according to Southern California Edison.

More than 5,000 customers were affected.

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