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Power Shutoff Delayed, Outage Area Reduced

It seems that the last night’s rain has helped the power situation for Nevada County, at least in some ways. P-G-and-E had set the start time for 7 o’clock this morning, but later pushed it back to 11am. Nevada County’s Office of Emergency Services Director and Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Pettitt says the P-S-P-S zone has shrunk, meaning fewer customers in Nevada County affected…

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Pettitt says it’s nice that fewer customers are affected, and it’s better to be prepared for an outage and then not have it happen, but it still can be frustrating…

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..or, Pettitt says, changing information. Pettitt says their Emergency Operations Center is open at a low level, but staffing will increase if needed. Most county offices are open today, although some services could be limited because of lack of power.


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