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Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has announced a planned power outage for portions or eastern Shasta County and northwest Lassen County on Tuesday, April 12. The outage will impact customers in Fall River Mills, McArthur, Bieber, Nubieber and Little Valley. About 4,000 customers will lose power starting around 11 p. m. Tuesday and the outage will last until around 7 a. m. Wednesday. The outage is taking place so PG&E workers can perform work on a substation in Fall River Mills.
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Power Outage FAQs
What is Power Outage?
Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.
What Causes Power Outages?
- Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
- Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.
What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?
- Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
- Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
- Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
- Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.