‘Disturbance’ occurred at SoCal Edison substation moments before Woolsey Fire started

“The utility company Southern California Edison has told state regulators that there was an outage tied to one of its substations two minutes before the Woolsey Fire is believed to have started in Ventura County.

The facility, known as the Chatsworth Substation, is located near the area where the massive blaze is believed to have ignited, just south of Simi Valley. According to an incident report the company filed with the California Public Utilities Commission, a circuit “relayed” at 2:22 p.m. on Thursday.”

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