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Blown Transformer In Silver Lake Causes Power Outage And Fire

Sunset Junction in Silver Lake (Photo by ihatemyscreenname via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
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Firefighters battled a grass and vegetation fire after a transformer blew in Silver Lake during this hot morning, leaving more than 500 customers in the area without power.The fire burned on a hillside near Lake View Avenue, according to the Eastsider. Though the fire was extinguished, the LADWP said customers could be without power until 7 p.m.

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