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.
#PSPS: Damage and Hazards Found after Safety Shutoff Confirm that Turning Off Power was the Right Decision - Preliminary Review Confirms More than 100 Incidents of Damage and Hazard Locations. https://t.co/F9Y7H1avOS pic.twitter.com/1c1U2IDkUU
— PG&E (@PGE4Me) October 16, 2019
Those inspections found damage in more than 100 places, PG&E said that any one of those problems could have sparked a wildfire.