Ventura City Fire Dept. crews respond to explosion

On Oct.20, at 5:07pm, the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received multiple reports of an explosion in the area of E. Harbor Blvd and Monmoth Way. Ventura City Fire Dept resources were dispatched and the first arriving fire engine company reported an explosion in an underground high voltage electrical vault. SoCal Edison was requested and arrived within minutes to assist with the investigation and the restoration of power to the area. As a result of the incident, power to the area was interrupted for two hours and a section of sidewalk sustained moderate damage.

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