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Old 10-09-2019, 02:38 PM
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California power outage - can people use home generators?


The article doesn't mention home generators. Does the wildfire concerns extend to there use?
https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/10/09/us/...www.cnn.com%2F

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Pacific Gas & Electric started the shutoff early Wednesday, leaving parts of 22 counties -- including northern portions of the San Francisco Bay Area -- in the dark.
As many as 300,000 additional customers are expected to lose power later in the day -- including in Alameda and Santa Clara counties, which contain the Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose areas -- for a total of 800,000 homes, businesses and other buildings affected, the company said.
We implement this public safety power shutoff as a last resort," Sumeet Singh, vice president of PG&E's Community Wildfire Safety Program, said Tuesday, citing forecasters' warnings that parts of Northern California are under extreme danger of fire because of high winds.
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