Vehicle accident causes residents to lose power


Last updated 10/23/2023 at 9:18am

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An accident in the 1700 block of Alvarado shears a fire hydrant and a power pole on Sunday night 10/22/23.

At about 11 pm on Sunday night, a vehicle ran into a power pole causing an outage to eight homes near Alvarado in the 1700 block where the accident happened. A fire hydrant was also hit, causing a geyser.

SDG&E reported that power would be fully restored by Monday at 4pm, however, some residents reported that power was restored before 4 am Monday and internet is still out.

"Last night, NCFPD responded to a traffic collision in that area of the 1700 block of East Alvarado Street in Fallbrook. There was a sheared power line pole and hydrant from this incident. Power projected to be restored by 4 PM," reported NCFPD PIO John Choi.


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