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PG&E to increase transmission inspections after the Camp Fire

A representative from PG&E said at Tuesday night's Chico city council meeting that the company is ramping up inspections of transmission and power lines as a result of the Camp Fire.

Posted: Mar 20, 2019 1:08 PM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - A representative from PG&E said at Tuesday night's Chico city council meeting that the company is ramping up inspections of transmission and power lines as a result of the Camp Fire.

They said the company is building 1,300 new weather stations and including 600 cameras to monitor powerlines by 2020.

There is no word yet on where the stations and cameras will be placed. 

The company is now currently in bankruptcy proceedings. 

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