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Power company says outage affects millions in Southern California, Arizona, Mexico
SAN DIEGO (AP) ' A power outage is affecting millions of people across southern California, Arizona and Mexico.
San Diego Gas & Electric Co. Darcel Hulce said that crews Thursday believe the outage was caused by a system breakdown and assured people it was not the result of a terror attack.
All outgoing flights from San Diego's Lindbergh Field have been halted and police stations are using generators to accept emergency calls.
The outage that started shortly before 4 p.m. PDT extends from San Clemente, California to San Diego to Yuma, Arizona. It also is affecting cities south of the border across much of the state of northern Baja.
Hulce says power may not be returned until Friday.