Getting prepared for a PG&E blackout

Action News Now spoke with locals who did not seem prepared for PG&E's new public safety power shutoff.

Posted: Jun 4, 2019 5:36 PM
Updated: Jun 5, 2019 10:28 AM

CHICO, Calif. - As part of its new public safety power shut off program, PG&E is adding more precautionary measures to reduce wildfires. If extreme fire conditions threaten an electricity system, your power could be turned off.

The county recommends keeping a supply kit with bottled water, non-perishable foods, extra batteries to charge up devices, and any important medication. 

Click here to learn more about PG&E's recommendations for an emergency preparedness kit. 

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