(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) #CALFire Report: Over 6,000-LA residents had no electricity Wednesday morning according to Dept of Water & Power and it told customers to conserve energy to prevent strain on the grid @KTLA as LADWP engineers worked tirelessly overnight to restore power as firefighters continued to fight the blaze as the California Independent System Operator has issued a statewide Flex Alert every day since Friday #AceNewsDesk report

#AceNewsReport – Aug.20: 6,600 Los Angeles area households had no electricity Wednesday morning, according to the L.A. Department of Water and Power, which urged its customers to conserve energy to alleviate the strain on the grid during a https://ktla.com/news/local-news/record-breaking-heat-wave-multiple-fires-leave-california-in-state-of-emergency-thousands-without-power/“>record-breaking heat wave</a>.As of 5:30 a.m., the outages mostly affected residents in Koreatown, Studio City, Van Nuys and Valley Village, LADWP said. Social media users also reported an ongoing outage in the West Hills area.About 12,000 of LADWP’s 1.5 million customers lost their service Tuesday night https://ktla.com/news/local-news/record-breaking-heat-wave-multiple-fires-leave-california-in-state-of-emergency-thousands-without-power/“>said</a> a utility spokesperson, citing “strained equipment in the field, transformers and distributing stations that become overheated.”LADWP crews have made rapid progress overnight restoring power to many of the Angelenos affected:

#CALFire Report: Thousands without electricity on Wednesday morning as fires put strain on the grid and LADWP engineers work overnight to restore power to households in N.C. L.A

#AceBreakingNews report …., [Aug 19, 2020 at 15:31]
Some residents have been asked to evacuate their homes as a wildfire rages in Northern California. Follow live updates: https://t.co/NLstvAB9Ct http://twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/1296082286673375238 August 19, 2020 at 02:51PM:

We have cooling centers open today 12-8 p.m. for anyone needing somewhere to stay cool. Locations and info at: https://t.co/RulVSqtAQP“>https://t.co/RulVSqtAQP</a>.— MayorOfLA (@MayorOfLA) https://twitter.com/MayorOfLA/status/1296110440653524992?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>August 19, 2020</a>Checkout this shot of <a href=”https://twitter.com/LACity?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>@LACity</a> electricity demand today. Temps peaked at 103 in <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/DTLA?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>#DTLA</a>. The red line is today and the green is yesterday. Record hi for 2020 and highest load since 7/6/2018. Thanks to our grid operators and line workers for keeping power to the City flowing. <a href=”https://t.co/GGhClI6k2S“>pic.twitter.com/GGhClI6k2S</a>— LADWP (@LADWP) <a href=”https://twitter.com/LADWP/status/1295870859886776320?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>August 18, 2020</a>“Our crews made excellent progress overnight restoring outages caused by extreme heat and electricity demand,” LADWP <a href=”https://twitter.com/LADWP/status/1296069063374848000“>said</a>.The utility began reporting localized outages across the city: https://ktla.com/news/local-news/3800-people-without-electricity-across-san-fernando-valley/“>Friday</a> just as one of the state’s worst: https://ktla.com/news/california/death-valleys-130-degrees-would-be-3rd-hottest-temperature-recorded-on-earth-if-verified/“>heat waves</a> in years started.Energy shortages led to rolling blackouts elsewhere in the state:

On Tuesday, National Weather Service Los Angeles: https://twitter.com/NWSLosAngeles/status/1295911050508820480“>reported</a> new heat records for the day in Burbank (109 degrees), Camarillo (95 degrees), Long Beach (100 degrees), Oxnard (90 degrees), Paso Robles (111 degrees), Woodland Hills (112 degrees) and UCLA (97 degrees).Forecasters expect the heat to persist through at least Thursday.The heat wave continues as firefighters battle dozens of wildfires across California, including three major blazes in L.A. County.<a href=”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/12.0.0-1/72×72/1f525.png“>🔥</a><a href=”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/12.0.0-1/72×72/26a0.png“>⚠</a>8/18/20 P.M.
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Please see below for an update on the three major wildfires in Los Angeles County: https://twitter.com/hashtag/LakeFire?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>#LakeFire</a>:
22,139 acres; 38% containment<a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/HolserFire?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>#HolserFire</a>
3,000 acres; 20% containment<a href=”

Follow: https://twitter.com/LADWP?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw“>@LADWP</a> for further updates:

#AceNewsDesk reports, [Aug 19, 2020 at 19:31] https://t.me/acenewsgroup/1032161

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