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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: May 8, 2017 2:10:28 PM PDT

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Injured LADWP Employees

At approximately 11:54 a.m. today, two LADWP Power System crew members were working in an underground electrical vault when one of the employees came in contact with energized equipment sustaining serious injuries. While assisting, a second employee sustained burn injuries. Both employees were transported to a nearby hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.

The incident caused a small power outage. Crews are currently working to restore the circuit as soon as possible.  

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