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PG&E Surveying Power Lines by Helicopter

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PG&E Surveying Power Lines by Helicopter in Fresno and Mariposa Counties  FRESNO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is surveying distribution power lines in the Auberry area starting this week, using helicopters equipped with Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology. Later this week through next week, patrols will fly over circuits in and around Auberry. Similar flights will begin ...

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Alert: Power Outage Midpines and Oak Fire Areas

MARIPOSA COUNTY–A power outage affecting approximately 3900 customers has been reported in the Midpines and Oak Fire area.  There is currently no estimated time of restoration. We will update this article when more information becomes available. For more information you can go to the PG&E website here. Update Power has been restored to all areas as of 8:15pm, Thursday, August ...

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Heatwave | Flex Alert Issued for the Next Four Days

FOLSOM — The California Independent System Operator (ISO) issued a statewide Flex Alert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation, beginning today and extending through Wednesday. The Flex Alerts are in effect from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day. A persistent, record-breaking heat wave in California and the western states is causing a strain on supplies, and consumers should be ...

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Power Outage Knocks Out Electricity To Thousands In Eastern Madera County

MOUNTAIN AREAS — Two separate power outages knocked out electricity to more than 16,000 PG&E customers in eastern Madera County on Tuesday afternoon. The dual shutdowns happened just before 2 p.m. and reportedly impacted utility customers in the Coarsegold, Ahwahnee, Oakhurst and Wawona areas. Shortly after 3 p.m., PG&E confirmed that power had been restored to 14,000 customers in the ...

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Brief Power Outage For Thousands In Mariposa Area

MOUNTAIN AREA — Earlier today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reported that a power outage stretching from Mariposa to Bootjack and into part of Madera County was affecting approximately 2,611 customers. The outage occurred just after 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 9. Early reports indicated that power would be restored by 4:30 p.m. as crews were heading to the ...

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Wide-Reaching Power Outage Affects Thousands

MOUNTAIN AREA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is reporting that a power outage stretching from Bass Lake to Ahwahnee and up to Wawona had initially affected more than 3,500 customers. PG&E said that nearly 2,000 customers were without power well into the evening. By about 9 p.m., fewer than 1,000 customers were still awaiting restoration of service. By ...

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