PG&E Commitment: Latest Updates on Wildfire Response and Recovery Effort

Mendocino County


November 10, 2017

PG&E Extends Aerial Patrols to Spot Wildfires, Keep Communities Safe

PG&E has extended its aerial smoke detection patrols in part of its service area by an additional two weeks. The patrols assist the U.S. Forest Service and help with early fire detection and response.

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October 27, 2017

PG&E Thanks Potter Valley Volunteer Firefighters for Saving Important Hydro Facility

In Mendocino County, PG&E President and Chief Operating Officer Nick Stavropoulos visited volunteer firefighters to thank them for helping save the company’s Potter Valley Hydroelectric facility. And in a surprise, Stavropoulos gave the group a $25,000 that will go toward the department’s equipment and training. Watch more in this video.

October 19, 2017

PG&E Contributes $3 Million to Help Rebuild, Restore Communities Impacted by Wildfires

PG&E announced it is making a series of donations totaling $3 million to several community groups to help ease the impact of the extraordinary wind-driven wildfires in Northern California.

October 19, 2017

PG&E Nears Completion of Restoration Effort for Electric and Gas Customers

As its crews continued to respond to outages caused by the devastating wildfires in Northern California, PG&E said Wednesday (Oct. 18) evening that it had safely restored 99 percent of electric service to customers who are able to receive power. Gas service has also been restored to approximately 80 percent of those able to receive it.

October 16, 2017

PG&E Nears Electric Restoration Completion; Gas Restoration More than 60 Percent Complete in Communities Impacted by Northern California Wildfires

More than 4,300 PG&E employees and mutual-aid partners continued restoring electric and gas service to customers impacted by the unprecedented wind-driven wildfires in Northern California. As restoration efforts continue around the clock, PG&E has an absolute focus on customer and public safety while supporting firefighting efforts.

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October 14, 2017

PG&E Continues to Make Electric, Gas Restoration Progress in Communities Impacted by Wildfires

In response to the unprecedented wind-driven wildfires occurring in Northern California, more than 3,000 PG&E employees and mutual-aid partners are working hard to restore electric and gas service to customers.

October 13, 2017

VIDEO: PG&E CEO Geisha Williams Meets with Local Leaders Impacted by Unprecedented Wildfires

PG&E Corporation CEO Geisha Williams today (Oct. 13) met with local community leaders in Rohnert Park (Sonoma County) at one of the company’s base camps. This site is one of four locations where the company is marshalling crews, restoration supplies, equipment and vehicles to respond to the electric and gas outages from wildfires fueled by intense winds.

October 11, 2017

PG&E Statement on North Bay Wildfires

On Tuesday (Oct. 10), PG&E issued the following statement regarding the NorCal wildfires: “PG&E maintains an unwavering focus on delivering safe and reliable electric and gas service to…

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October 9, 2017

PG&E Crews Responding to Wind-Driven Wildfires in North Bay

PG&E’s response to the wind-driven wildfires in the North Bay will continue until all customers who can be restored have their power back.

September 20, 2017

PG&E Flying Low in Sonoma & Mendocino Counties to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct aerial patrols in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties this week to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

July 25, 2017

PG&E Flying Low in Mendocino, Lake Counties to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct aerial patrols in Mendocino and Lake counties on Wednesday (July 26) to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

June 19, 2017

PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Wildfire Response

PG&E has begun daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. The patrols are to assist the U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

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January 10, 2017

Mighty Blue Army Battles Second Round of Storms

Another monster storm blew in today with blinding blizzard conditions, heavy rain and howling winds hitting 150 mph in some locations. Responding was PG&E’s Mightly Blue Army, among the 3,000 employees braving the elements or providing operational support.

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November 18, 2016

PG&E Aerial Smoke Patrols Spot Dozens of California Wildfires in 2016

PG&E played a significant role in helping spot and report wildfires before they could become larger thanks to daily flights conducted over much of the energy company’s service area in the past four months.

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June 27, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Starts Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Response to Wildfires

As this video shows, PG&E has begun daily aerial fire patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area to assist state and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

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