UPDATED: Power outage prompts cancellation of evening classes at Mt. SAC; 3,000 customers affected

WALNUT >> A widespread power outage turned out the lights in and around Mt. San Antonio College, officials said.
Evening classes at the college were cancelled as a result of the outage, Mt. SAC officials said on the campus website.
The outage, which was first reported about 6:30 p.m., knocked out electricity to 3,000 Southern California Edison customers, including the college, SCE officials said.
Equipment problems caused the outage, however a more specific cause was not available, SCE spokesman Paul Netter said.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. John Saleeby said lights were beginning to turn back on in the affected area about 7:45 p.m.
Crews worked to identify the problem and restore power as quickly as possible, Netter said.
All power was restored by 8:37 p.m., he said.

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