Public Safety

October 2, 2015

PG&E to Provide Parking, Walk-in Access to East Side of Fall River Lake

PG&E will create a parking area and walk-in access to its property on the east side of Fall River Lake.

September 29, 2015

Are You Prepared for an Emergency TODAY?

If you had 15 minutes to evacuate your home, are you ready? If you’re like many of us, the answer is you’re not as prepared for an emergency as you’d like to be.

September 25, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Crews Restoring Communities Affected by Wildfires

With wildfires burning since mid-September, PG&E crews have been working safely and quickly to restore customers and rebuild equipment damaged by the fires. The response is part of a highly-coordinated effort with crews working closely with first responders.

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September 25, 2015

PG&E Lineman Helping Lake County Community Recover Despite Losing Home to Wildfire

PG&E lineman Cody Smith was responding to the Valley Fire when his wife, nine months pregnant, called in a panic. Their house was on fire. He’s among the several dozen employees whose lives were turned upside down from California’s devastating wildfires.

September 16, 2015

PG&E Cooperating Fully with Cal Fire Investigation of Butte Fire Ignition

PG&E today said that it is cooperating fully with an investigation by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) into the source of ignition for the Butte Fire.

September 14, 2015

PG&E Crews Make Progress in Response to California Wildfires

PG&E crews continued their work responding to three major wildfires in Northern and Central California that have burned tens of thousands of acres.

September 13, 2015

PG&E Supporting First Responders on Three Major Wildfires, Assessing Impacts to Portions of the Electric Grid

Crews from PG&E worked through the weekend to support first responders including CAL FIRE on three major wildfires in Northern and Central California. The company is also assessing impacts to portions of the electric grid damaged by these active fires.

September 10, 2015

For National Preparedness Month, PG&E Helps Customers Create Plans to Stay Safe during Disasters, Extreme Weather

Earthquakes, wildfires and extreme weather are natural disasters that can occur anywhere and anytime in California. During National Preparedness Month in September, PG&E is helping its customers get ready before emergencies occur and educating them on how to stay safe when disasters strike.

September 1, 2015

Thousands Gather to Focus on Disaster Preparedness in Old Sacramento

For the second consecutive year, PG&E partnered with the state’s Office of Emergency Services to help Sacramento residents learn how to be better prepared for natural or man-made disasters.

August 31, 2015

PG&E Completes Overnight Repairs to Transmission Towers Severely Damaged by Third Party in Burlingame

PG&E crews completed temporary repairs to high-voltage electric transmission equipment in Burlingame early this morning (Aug. 31) after a third party doing construction work severely damaged a tower and related electrical equipment last Friday night, closing Highway 101.

August 30, 2015

Section of Highway 101 Closed Overnight as PG&E Continues Repairs to Transmission Towers Damaged by Third Party

PG&E crews began replacing high-voltage electric transmission wires across Highway 101 in Burlingame tonight (Aug. 30) after a third party doing construction work severely damaged a tower and related electrical equipment on Friday night.

August 25, 2015

PG&E Joins Napa Strong Event One Year after 6.0 Quake, Donates Emergency Response Truck

Local leaders, residents and business owners came together to reflect on the events of a year ago and to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the community in the wake of a natural disaster. The Napa earthquake lasted just 26 seconds, but caused damage that still remains today.

August 24, 2015

PG&E Donates Safety Vehicle to City of Napa One Year after Earthquake

During an event Monday, PG&E gave city officials the keys to an innovative, plug-in electric hybrid truck to use during emergency response. The truck features enough exportable power to power a small neighborhood and allows first responders to plug in equipment at the site of an emergency.

August 11, 2015

Better to Be Safe than Sorry, Reminds Gas Locate and Mark Employee

By Nick Smith SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E is using today – Aug. 11 or 8/11 – to remind customers about the importance of calling 811 before starting any…

August 11, 2015

Santa Clara County Supervisors Declare Aug. 11 Safe Digging Day

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation today (Aug. 11) to remind residents to call 811 before starting any outdoor digging projects. On hand were employees representing the utility, including a lineman and gas crew leader.

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