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Blackout forces rescues from elevators, amusement park rides

The massive blackout in California, Arizona and Mexico has led to several rescues from elevators and amusement park rides.

In Orange County, officials said they have responded to at least half a dozen calls to rescue people stuck in elevators, according to O.C. Fire Authority spokesman Mark Stone.

Both Sea World and Legoland reported that visitors had to be rescued from rides, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

San Diego Gas and Electric said the outage appears to have originated in Arizona and that the agency was working with California power officials to restore electricity. Officials said the outages extended across Southern California and into Arizona and Baja California.

PHOTOS: Blackout leaves 1.4 million without power

The loss of power led to a shutdown of two reactors at the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Gil Alexander, a spokesman for Southern California Edison, said the power outage did not cause any safety issues. Alexander said a fluxation in power caused the reactors to shut down at 3:38 p.m. but that the overall plant continues to have power.

He said the system worked as it was supposed to during a loss of power.

Across San Diego, businesses are closed, traffic is snarled and the trolley system is down. San Diego International Airport was operating on backup generators.

The city of San Diego has set up its emergency operations center.

Sheriff's officials told Fox 5 San Diego that many of its substations were without power. Utility officials were trying to figure out what caused the outage.

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