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PG&E ‘proactively’ shuts off power in Northern California counties amid fire danger

Posted at 9:55 PM, Oct 14, 2018

PG&E officials said Sunday that power has been turned off for extreme fire-risk areas of Lake, Napa and Sonoma counties.

About 17,500 customers are affected by the shut-off, according to PG&E.

The move is amid weather forecasts that show extreme fire danger in several areas of California. Localized wind gusts up to 50 mph are expected into Monday morning.