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Electrical Fire Knocks Out Power At UCSD

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - UCSD has been in the dark for most of the day after an electrical fire knocked out power to the entire campus.

It all started just before noon Saturday, after a transformer caught fire broke at power station on-campus. Before firefighters could go in and safely fight the blaze, crews had to shut off power to the room.

According to the UCSD website, the power is expected to be restored by 9:00 p.m. Saturday, as of this report. For ongoing updates on the power outage, click here.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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