A view of the SDG&E building. File photo

A total of 1,765 utility customers in the unincorporated communities of Valley Center, Rincon, Pauma Valley and Lilac in North County San Diego have been deprived of power since 1:20 a.m. Thursday morning, San Diego Gas & Electric reported.

“Due to unsafe conditions in the area, we have turned off power,” the utility said.

SDG&E estimated power would be restored to the affected residents by 6 p.m. Thursday evening.

–City News Service