SDG&E truck
An SDG&E service truck, Image from video.

A blackout Friday left thousands of San Diego Gas & Electric customers without electricity in North County.

About 6,000 residents of Carlsbad and La Costa were affected in an outage that began at 6:07 p.m.

According to an SDG&E outage map, the affected areas are concentrated south of Carlsbad Village Drive, east of Madison Street, and north of Cannon Road off Avenida Encinas.

By 9:30 p.m. the map showed no outages in those areas. Power had been expected to be restored by 10 p.m. The cause of the outage is being investigated.

Area of Carlsbad outages Friday evening. Photo credit: Screen shot, SDG&E Outage Map

Updated 9:35 p.m. Jan. 28, 2022