As the southland sizzled during an early spring heat wave, KTLA got a first-hand look at Southern California Edison’s new command center in Upland.

Officials took us behind the scenes at their efforts to prevent power lines from igniting fires and to avoid having to shut people’s power off when there is high fire danger.

Lauren Lyster reports for the KTLA 5 News at 5 on April 8, 2022.