LOS ANGELES, CA — As the Southland braces for extreme fire danger and another Santa Ana windstorm Thursday, Southern California Edison is considering preemptively shutting down power across a wide swath of Los Angeles County. Los Angeles County will remain under a red flag warning for extreme fire danger through Friday with high winds and low humidity combining to produce the critical conditions. Earlier this month, Southern California Edison opted not to shut off power in parts of Los Angeles during a Santa Ana wind storm. That’s when the Saddleridge Fire ignited near a transmission tower, triggering the evacuation of more than 100,000 people. The cause of that fire remains under investigation. This time, Southern California Edison has temporarily shut off power for 172 customers in the unincorporated Los Angeles County communities of Leona Valley, Hughes Lake, Green Valley. The utility giant is also considering power shutoffs for more than 300,000 customers in its service territories. The move would de-energize power lines in danger of being damaged or downed by strong winds, potentially sparking wildfires. In Los Angeles County, SCE warned Thursday morning that more than 68,000 customers could lose power. As of Thursday morning, more than 68,000 customers in… Read full this story
- San Fernando Valley Laser Eye Surgery Counsel
- In The San Fernando Valley, It's A Good Time For Buyers AND Sellers
- Judicial Courts Legislating Us into a Socialist Nation - Mark My Words This is Extremely Dangerous
- Power Tool Injuries - Is Danger Lurking in Your Garage?
- San Fernando - A Clipse of Golf History in the Philippines
- Extremely Dangerous Article Marketing Strategies That Will Make Your Business Insanely Profitable
- Warts Don't Look Good And Can Be Extremely Dangerous
- Avoid Danger While Travelling on Your Caravan Holiday
- San Diego Real Estate Agent and Important Relocation Advisor
- Emergency Backup Power - Can You Afford to Be in the Dark?
San Fernando Valley Faces Power Shutoffs Amid Extreme Fire Danger have 310 words, post on patch.com at October 24, 2019. This is cached page on wBlogs. If you want remove this page, please contact us.