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Power restored to PG&E customers after fire safety shutoffs

Power has been restored to more than 25,000 PG&E customers after the weekend's planned power shutoffs.

Posted: Jun 10, 2019 8:43 AM
Updated: Jun 10, 2019 8:43 AM

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this fire.### this morning - power has been restored to those pg&e customers who lost power this weekend -- with the shut-off due to fire safety. cecile juliette is live in chico... and cecile, what we saw happen this weekend... is this a sign of things to come?? yes... the lights and air conditioning are back on for more than 25-thousand pg&e customers... it was the first widespread pg&e public safety power shut off... temperatures reached well into the upper 90's... a community resource center was opened in oroville to provide some relief... we spoke with one woman there about her expirence with no power. i was taking a breathing treatment and then the lights went out so i didn't have any treatment and then i got down here i was frustrated my stroller wheels were stuck it was like my mood was just really low but anyways they help me feel better because i was almost at the vet throwing stage and all of what they're doing it could be a lot worse but i'm happy they're here i'm charging my phone i'm not dead i get out of breath some but i really am thankful we have it. this is something pg&e had been warning people about.. the company had planned to do this ahead of the camp fire.. but did not.. cal fire determined the companies' equipment caused the camp fire.. pg&e is also blamed for 18 wildfires across california in 2017. this is something pg&e says we can expect for the rest of the wildfire season... which as we know... could last into the
Chico
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Oroville
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A fire weather watch has been issued from 1pm Monday to 11am Wednesday in the Valley and foothills due to dry and gusty conditions. We'll warm up next week but next weekend is looking much much cooler and wet.
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