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Edison reports re-energizing 16,000-volt power line in area of Maria Fire minutes before the fire was reported Thursday

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Smoke from the Maria Fire on South Mountain in Santa Paula Friday afternoon.
A 16,000-volt power line was re-energized 13 minutes before the Maria Fire was reported at the top of South Mountain between Santa Paula and Somis, Southern California Edison reported to regulators Friday. 
The power line had been de-energized during Santa Ana winds and re-energized as the winds subsided Thursday, Edison reported.
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