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PG&E: Public Safety Power Shut Off Expected Monday

NORTH FORK – PG&E has notified the Madera County Office of Emergency Services and Mariposa County of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event.  The PSPS is expected to affect the areas of 41 North, Sugar Pine area, Central Camp, Cascadel Woods, and Redinger Lake as well as Wawona and Fish Camp in Mariposa County.
The PSPS is being considered due to forecasted high winds in fire damaged areas.
Power is expected to be de-energized for the areas listed starting Monday Jan. 18, 2021 around 4:00pm with restoration estimated to occur on Thursday Jan. 21, 2021.
PG&E will have more precise information on areas likely to be impacted within the next 24 hours. You can check for the latest updates at: https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/updates/
PG&E will also be reaching out to customers who will be impacted with phone calls and text messages.
Community Resource Center sites will be available at Yosemite High School and North Fork Elementary School. Both sites will be outdoor, and open to the public Monday 3:00- 9:30pm, and 8:00am-9:30pm Tuesday & Wednesday.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is recommending residents in the affected areas start preparing NOW for this event. For tips to help prepare for the outage and to sign up for alerts from PG&E, please visit: https://prepareforpowerdown.com
Updated information will be provided as it is received from PG&E.

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