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PG&E Turns on Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said today that its Enhanced Powerline Safety Settings (EPSS) now protect approximately 3 million people, or more than 1 million customers, who live in high fire-risk areas within the company’s service area. The safety settings turn off power within one-tenth of a second when a fault, such as a tree limb ...

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Eastern Madera County Fire Safe Council to Hold Workshop

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MADERA COUNTY — In an effort to make our community safer, the Eastern Madera County Fire Safe Council is having a collaborative workshop on “How to Create a Local Fire Safe Council!” at the Oakhurst Government Center. The county is partnering with our county government and with local agencies to secure funding for education and fuel reduction projects. When: Monday, ...

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Harden Your Home Against Wildfires With Defensible Spaces

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — California’s Wildfire Preparedness Week is May 1 – 7, 2022, and CAL FIRE and its partner agencies are spending the week raising awareness on what individuals and communities can do to help protect themselves against the threat of wildfires. Being proactive and prepared for wildfire is crucial for all Californians in making its communities more resilient to ...

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