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North County, including Fallbrook, at risk for power shutoffs Monday and Tuesday, SDGE says


Last updated 10/25/2020 at 11:50am

A screenshot of San Diego Gas and Electric's online map showing parts of Fallbrook, Rainbow and De Luz at risk for power shutoffs to reduce wildfire risk Monday and Tuesday. Village News/SDGE courtesy photo

NORTH COUNTY (CNS) - With expected Santa Ana winds and elevated fire weather conditions in north San Diego County, San Diego Gas & Electric has notified approximately 21,480 residents that it may have to turn off power to reduce wildfire risk Monday and Tuesday.

Power shutoffs are approved by state regulators as a safety tool to mitigate fire risk during dangerous weather conditions, SDG&E said.

Within the utility's service territory, the strongest winds are expected overnight Sunday through Monday in the Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Pala Reservation and Fallbrook areas in North County. A...

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