Power Lines. Photo by John Schreiber.
Power Lines. Photo by John Schreiber.

High winds caused a number of power outages Thursday in the Southland, including areas of Venice, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.

In Venice, about 970 customers lost electrical service about 4:20 a.m. in the area of Redwood Avenue and Marina Pointe Drive, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

Some customers also lost service because of winds in Silver Lake, Harvard Park and Brentwood, the LADWP reported.

In Santa Monica, 631 customers lost service about 2:15 a.m. because of the winds, with some power lines down, according to Southern California Edison.

In Beverly Hills, 115 customers lost service about 9:20 a.m. because of winds, SCE reported.

In Inglewood, 86 customers lost power at 1:07 a.m. due to high winds, SCE reported.

In Manhattan Beach, 114 customers lost service about 8:25 a.m., but the cause was undetermined.

—Staff and wire reports

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