ECHO PARK — A downed power line knocked out electrical service tonight to several blocks near Scott and Parmer avenues. One woman who lives near the intersection said she heard a loud pop or noise and then the lights went out sometime before 9 p.m.
Firefighters had blocked off Scott Avenue as they waited for LADWP crews to arrive and make repairs.
Update: More than 450 customers were still without power at about 11:30 p.m., according to the LADWP outage map. Service is not expected to be fully restored until 6:30 a.m. on Monday.