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PG&E Shuts Off Power to 51,000 in Northern California and Mountains

Updated Aug. 19

Powerful dry winds that started blowing the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug 17, caused Pacific Gas & Electric to cut off power to 51,000 customers in 18 counties to prevent power equipment from igniting fires. It was the utility’s first preventative power outage this summer.

The utility blacked out 23,000 customers in Shasta and […]

August 17, 2021|
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