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Hundreds left without power in parts of county

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POWAY (CNS) - Two power outages left hundreds of homes and businesses in Poway and Santee without electricity Saturday.

The first outage began at 7:19 a.m. and left 106 San Diego Gas & Electric customers without power in the Santee and Carlton Hills area.

Power there was expected to be restored by 3 p.m., according to the utility.

The second outage in Poway began at 10:56 a.m. and left 249 customers without power. Power was expected to be restored by noon, SDG&E said.

Both outages were caused by an apparent problem with an underground electrical system, according to the SDG&E website.

The National Weather Service reported temperatures would reach 80 in both areas Saturday.

Authorities said no defective traffic signals were reported in either city.

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