PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires - USA DAILY NEWS

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires

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LAKE BERRYESSA, Calif—PG&E Corp. cut power to customers around this Napa County resort area Saturday, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires.

The blackout began at 6 a.m. to 1,600 businesses and homes in parts of Napa, Yolo and Solano counties, located about 75 miles northeast of San Francisco. It came after the National Weather Service issued its first red-flag warning, which signals high fire danger, of 2019 for a Northern California…

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