CURRENTS MONTH IN REVIEW: August 2016
Less than a year after one of the most destructive wildfires in California history, there was another devastating blaze in Lake County. The Clayton Fire burned nearly 200 homes and 4,000 acres. And like the 2015 fire, PG&E employees worked around the clock in searing heat. Amid a constant hum of trucks, cranes and drills, crews pulled burned poles out of the ground as line workers prepared new poles, attaching insulators and crossarms. As this video shows, the goal was to restore power — and some normalcy — to PG&E customers.
Currents covered this story and more this month.
—David Kligman, Editor