Update, 5:09 p.m.: Glendora Police reports that power has been restored to most of the area after a blown transformer knocked out power to buildings along Route 66 Friday afternoon. Several buildings are still without power, said Lt. James DeMond.
The individuals reported trapped in elevators were immediately freed by an elevator technician, said DeMond.
Previous: An electrical fire has knocked out power to businesses around Route 66 Friday afternoon, trapping several people in two elevators, according Glendora Police.
An Edison electrical vault caught on fire at around 1:15 p.m. at 1135 E. Route 66, according to scanner reports.
While the fire was immediately extinguished, three intersections along Route 66 – Pasadena, Elwood, and Hunter’s Trail – are without power, said Lt. James DeMond.
DeMond said at least three people were trapped in elevators in the 600 block of South Elwood and in the 500 block of S. Pasadena Avenue. DeMond said crews are working to rescue the individuals from the elevators. There are no injuries reported at this time.
Police officers are currently at the scene while Edison crews work to restore power.
This story will continue to be updated.