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Learn about fire safety and prevention with PG&E's newest webinar.

PG&E Hosting Regional Webinar on Community Wildfire Safety Program

MADERA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is hosting a webinar for customers in Fresno, Kern, Madera, and Tulare counties in order to share information regarding its plans for preventing wildfires as well as reducing the impact of Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events on the community.

Topics covered during the webinar will include improvements that PG&E is implementing in order to make PSPS events smaller in size and shorter in length. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the progress being made on local wildfire prevention.

The interactive webinar will provide an opportunity for customers to hear about work in their community, as well as having the opportunity to ask questions of PG&E subject matter experts. Customers will also be able to share their own feedback.

This event will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

You may access the webinar online up to 30 minutes before by visiting https://bit.ly/3c60TAc

You may also listen live by dialing 866-501-6088 (Conference ID: 6078801)

Visit www.pge.com/wildfiresafety for a full schedule of webinar events.

We’re all working to fight COVID-19, but we also know wildfire season is around the corner. PG&E’s work to prevent wildfires and reduce the impact of PSPS events is essential for the safety of customers and communities. PG&E will continue this as long as they can perform it safely for both employees and customers.

With the increased wildfire threat our state faces, PG&E is enhancing and expanding their efforts to reduce wildfire risks and keep customers and communities safe. This includes:

  • Reducing the impact of PSPS events
  • Installing new grid technology
  • Hardening the electric system
  • Performing enhanced vegetation management

To learn more about PG&E’s wildfire safety efforts and how customers can prepare, please visit www.pge.com/wildfiresafety.

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