California power outages aim to reduce risk of wildfires caused by dry and windy weather
Wednesday, 9 October 2019
On Oct. 9, 2019, California's leading utility began shutting off power to more than 800,000 subscribers in bid to reduce the risk of wildfires.
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on October 9, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday. The planned cutoffs are part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires. Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up... California Power Cutoff Begins As Risk For Wildfire Grows 00:34
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