Public Safety

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.

August 11, 2015

PG&E, Common Ground Alliance Ring Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange on National 811 Day

One free call to 811 can save lives, time and money. On National 811 Day (Aug. 11), PG&E and the Common Ground Alliance, shared this important safety message as they rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

August 7, 2015

PG&E Electric Crews Support First Responders Fighting Massive Rocky Fire

The Rocky Fire has burned for more than a week. The size of the wildfire is staggering, and the numbers reflect that — nearly 70,000 acres charred across three counties.At the fire’s peak, some 100 Electric Operations employees assisted first responders while crews replaced 88 power poles.

August 6, 2015

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River Over Two Weekends

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows on the Pit 5 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County over two weekends.

August 5, 2015

PG&E Reminds Residents of Gas, Electric Safety at National Night Out Event

PG&E employees joined customers and other first responders during San Francisco’s National Night Out this week to talk about the importance of gas and electric safety.

August 1, 2015

PG&E Supports Three Major Sacramento Region Wildfires to Protect First Responders, Customers

Wildfires continue to burn throughout California, but three large fires in the Sacramento area are wrapping up thanks to the rapid response of first responders and support from PG&E.

July 28, 2015

PG&E Educates Day Workers on Importance of Calling 811

Before you start a project that involves digging, you need to call 811. That was the message to day workers during the first of 12 multicultural workshops to be held this year.

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July 13, 2015

Commitment to Public Safety Guides Gas Employee Featured in New PG&E Ads

PG&E’s commitment to safety and helping others in the community go hand in hand, and Jamir Dixon is eager to explain how his work as a locate and mark fieldperson brings it all together. “I protect people,” says Dixon, featured in new PG&E ads that remind customers to always call 811 before any digging project.

July 10, 2015

PG&E Reminds Customers to Be Safe Around Water This Summer

With the state’s lingering drought affecting water levels and creating potentially hazardous conditions, PG&E provides tips to help customers stay safe around rivers and recreation areas this summer.

July 7, 2015

PG&E, First Responders, Honored in Annual Fourth of July Parade

Napa residents celebrate patriotism and show gratitude for first responders during the annual Fourth of July Parade.

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