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California Faces Widespread Power Outages Amid Fire Threat03:46


In California, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to face power outages across the state. The utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company has already begun shutting off electricity because of concerns of high winds and the potential for wildfires.

The outages could last for days. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with KQED's Brian Watt (@RadioBWatt) in San Francisco.

This segment aired on October 9, 2019.

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