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California utility cuts power to massive areas in Northern, Central California

WorldNews Thursday, 10 October 2019 ()
California utility cuts power to massive areas in Northern, Central CaliforniaSAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- California utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) on Wednesday cut off power supply to hundreds of thousands of residents in Northern and Central California as a precaution to possible breakout of wildfires. PG&E confirmed that about 513,000 customers in many counties in Northern California, including Napa, Sierra, Sonoma and Yuba, were affected in the first phase of Public...
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News video: California utility restores power; wildfires spread

California utility restores power; wildfires spread 02:08

California's Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) said it has returned power to nearly all of its residents impacted by a voluntary shutdown, but residents are watching a massive wildfire continued to grow in size. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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