PG&E turns off line that lit Camp Fire permanently

Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. has permanently de-energized the Caribou-Palermo transmission line, which sparked the Camp Fire, after finding damage on the structures that the utility categorized as among the riskiest in its coverage area.

The line, which runs along the west side of the Feather River, has already been turned off since December.

The discovery of additional problems along the line came as part of a wildfire safety survey PG&E has been conducting of all of its infrastructure since December, said Summit Singh, vice president of PG&E’s Community Wildfire Safety Program, on a call with media on Wednesday.

Read More (Chico Enterprise Record)

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