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irefighters battle the Kincade Fire as it burns a barn on October 27, 2019 in Santa Rosa.
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October 28, 2019 - 5:48 am
Firefighters lost ground in their attempts to contain the raging Kincade Fire on Sunday as it grew to 54,298 acres in Sonoma County. The flames were 5% contained Sunday night, according to Cal Fire , down from 10% when the fire had destroyed 30,000 acres Sunday morning. Officials said that 94...
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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on February 07, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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October 27, 2019 - 9:13 am
In an unprecedented move, PG&E has shut off power to millions of people across Northern California. Homes and businesses went dark for nearly 1 million customers, affecting approximately 3 million people. The cuts surpass the scope of any of the previous intentional outages that Pacific Gas...
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October 26, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Pacific Gas & Electric says it's going forward with the second planned power shut-off this week because of growing winds and high fire danger in the Bay Area and Northern California. The utility had said blackouts would begin around 2 p.m. Saturday in parts of 36 counties. About 940,000...
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acific Gas & Electric crews work on October 09, 2019 in Vallejo, California.
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October 25, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PG&E has said it may cut power to 850,000 customers across California, including roughly 440,000 in the Bay Area, this weekend during a period of strong winds and high risk of fire danger. Dry northeast winds blowing at 45-60 miles per hour with gusts of up to 70 mph at higher elevation from...
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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) workers remain at the scene of a three-alarm fire that started after a construction crew hit a gas line on February 07, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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October 25, 2019 - 1:26 pm
There will likely be another round of intentional power outages for more than 100,000 PG&E customers in the East Bay this weekend. The strong winds , which contributed to the fast growth of the Kincade Fire , are in the forecast for Saturday night through midday Monday. Combined with low...
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4: A home burns near a vineyard after the Kincade Fire burned through the area on October 24, 2019 in Geyserville, California.
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October 25, 2019 - 8:33 am
PG&E has filed an incident report with state regulators about an equipment failure near the area and around the time the Kincade Fire began in Sonoma County. Pacific Gas & Electric has admitted to state regulators in an incident report that its equipment failed at approximately the same...
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 A traffic cone sits next to a Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) truck on January 17, 2019 in Fairfax, California.
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Doug Sovern
October 24, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PG&E may implement another Public Safety Power Shutoff this weekend, separate from the current red-flag blackouts that rolled into parts of the Bay Area on Wednesday. The probable shutoffs starting Saturday are timed to lower the chance of wildfires while forecasters expect strong Diablo winds...
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nalysts at the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center monitor a wildfire on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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October 24, 2019 - 1:13 pm
PG&E hopes to start inspecting power lines in counties affected by its Public Safety Power Shutoff on Thursday afternoon. However, the utility company doesn’t have an explanation for t he Kincade Fire , which originated in an area of Sonoma County where the electricity had been targeted to get...
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Pacific Gas & Electric crews work on October 09, 2019 in Vallejo, California. PG&E plans on cutting power to hundreds of thousands of customers across central and northern California as a precaution against starting wildfires.
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October 23, 2019 - 10:46 am
PG&E will begin another round of intentional power outages that will reach the North Bay this afternoon and the Peninsula by early Thursday. The first wave of cuts will reach the Sierra foothills by 2 p.m., utility officials said Wednesday morning. That will be followed by the North Bay hills...
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Doug Sovern
October 22, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PG&E is scaling back – slightly - the public safety power shutoff that is expected to start on Wednesday afternoon as fire danger returns to the Bay Area and much of Northern California.
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