Wildfire Warnings Cause SDG&E to Cut Power to Thousands in East County and Rural Areas

As a cautionary measure, San Diego Gas & Electric has cut power to approximately 10,000 customers in East County and rural backcountry areas. The move comes after the National Weather Service issued Red Flag warnings in areas due to Santa Anna Winds creating dangerous fire weather conditions. "...
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Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles — and it's only one of many enormous blazes that could make this the worst fire season in state history. Some 14,000 firefighters from as far away as...
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