On 04/15/16, at approximately 1830 hours, the Ridgecrest Police Department and the Kern County Fire Department responded to the 900 block of W. Ridgecrest Blvd. regarding a down power line. Upon arrival, the units located a damaged power pole on the south side of the roadway. The damaged pole is suspected of causing the power outage in several locations throughout the City and County areas. The roadway was shut down and Southern California Edison (SCE) crews arrived on scene to repair the damaged power line. Pending no complications, the SCE crews are hoping to have power restored by midnight.
RONALD N. STRAND, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Sgt. N. Lloyd.