PG&E says they made the right call to cut power

Almost a week since hundreds of thousands of people lost power due to PG&E power shutoff. The company is now claiming they 'made the right call' to cut power.

Posted: Oct 16, 2019 10:35 AM
Updated: Oct 16, 2019 10:38 AM

CHICO, Calif. - Almost a week since hundreds of thousands of people lost power due to PG&E power shutoff. The company is now claiming they 'made the right call' to cut power.

PG&E released photos of wind-related damage hazards that were found during inspections following the power shutoffs.

Those inspections found damage in more than 100 places, PG&E said that any one of those problems could have sparked a wildfire.

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