Although California’s battle with wildfires eased a bit Friday, officials warn that the concern is far from over. Firefighters faced a fast-moving brush fire north of Los Angeles overnight, fueled in part by the flammable oil in the eucalyptus trees…
By Stephanie Sy
California utility company Pacific Gas & Electric is cutting power to customers for the fourth time this month, as wildfires rage and high winds persist. The measure aims to keep downed power lines from sparking new blazes. Many residents have…
By Stephanie Sy
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading over the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.
By Robert Jablon, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
Pacific Gas & Electric implemented a controversial practice of cutting power to selected portions of Northern California on Saturday to guard against wildfires as the weather turned very windy, dry and hot.
By Associated Press
California wildfires have been brutal recently. The worst in a century was last November’s Camp Fire, which killed 85 people and largely destroyed the town of Paradise. State investigators have confirmed a Pacific Gas & Electric transmission line caused the…
By Juliet Williams and Don Thompson, Associated Press
A dozen wildfires that burned thousands of homes in California’s wi and killed at least 15 people last October were started by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines and utility poles.
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