BREAKING NEWS Bear Fire: 92 additional homes destroyed Full Story

Power restored to PG&E customers after fire safety shutoffs

Power has been restored to 25,000 PG&E customers that lost power over the weekend due to fire safety shutoffs.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 9:05 AM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 10:19 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has restored power to more than 20,000 customers in Northern California after it shut it off over the weekend to guard against wildfires.

PG&E spokesman Jeff Smith said Monday that power to all 20,500 affected customers in Butte and Yuba counties had been restored as of Sunday night.

The utility also turned off electricity Saturday morning to 1,600 customers in Napa, Solano and Yolo counties amid windy, dry and hot weather. Power to those areas was restored later Saturday.

Fire officials say a fire near the community of Guinda in Yolo County is 30 percent contained Monday. The 2,200-acre (3.4 square miles) blaze started Saturday fueled by strong winds and hot temperatures.

PG&E is under enormous pressure after downed power lines and other equipment have been blamed for previous devastating fires.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 771321

Reported Deaths: 14691
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2561486303
Riverside562011136
Orange512591111
San Bernardino51252838
San Diego43445748
Kern30916333
Fresno27312348
Sacramento20660364
Alameda20097356
Santa Clara19760293
San Joaquin19623399
Stanislaus16052317
Contra Costa15489194
Tulare15361253
Ventura11932138
Imperial11435309
San Francisco1049091
San Mateo9264142
Monterey908965
Santa Barbara8741107
Merced8645131
Kings714477
Sonoma6777110
Marin6477106
Solano600752
Madera426758
Placer337340
San Luis Obispo329326
Yolo271053
Butte269531
Santa Cruz20967
Sutter160810
Napa158013
San Benito125410
Yuba10927
El Dorado10514
Mendocino80818
Lassen7290
Shasta65212
Glenn5393
Colusa4996
Nevada4965
Tehama4843
Humboldt4816
Lake4187
Calaveras30513
Amador28616
Tuolumne2163
Inyo18714
Mono1632
Siskiyou1580
Del Norte1351
Mariposa752
Plumas490
Modoc230
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 74°
Paradise
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Scattered Clouds
47° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 47°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 92° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 75°
A trough of low pressure is moving over the Pacific Northwest and northern California, and it has already brought cooler air and gusty wind. A slight chance for showers and thunderstorms arrives Friday, but little rain will fall.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events