Thursday, August 11, 2022
Aerial Inspections of Electrical Equipment Help Reduce Risk
By Southern California Edison
Published August 19, 2019

Southern California Edison has a comprehensive Wildfire Mitigation Plan intended to protect against and mitigate fire ignitions that may be associated with utility infrastructure. Residents in Baldwin Hills and Ladera Heights may see SCE aircraft on a regular basis over the next few months inspecting poles and equipment on poles.

The company continues to exceed longstanding industry practices in order to further fortify the electric system against the increasing threat of wildfires due to extreme weather conditions heightened by climate change, increased development in wildland-urban interface, and significant build-up of fuel on state and federal forest lands.

This includes enhanced inspections on all of SCE’s overhead power lines in high fire risk areas in the immediate term to identify and remediate potential issues outside of standard inspection cycles.


The company’s goal is to conduct aerial inspections with little to no disruption to residents. If you have any questions, please contact SCE at 800-655-4555. Residents are also encouraged to update their contact information for timely updates by going to

Categories: Crenshaw & Around | Family | Local | News | News (Family) | Safety
Tags: | | | | | | |

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!

Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
89 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.

Daily Brief

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:


LA Watts Times

© 2022 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »