Power Shut-Offs Possible in Lake County

Due to expected extreme fire danger conditions, including the Red Flag warning from the National Weather Service, Pacific Gas and Electric Company has been notifying customers in 9 counties, including Lake, that power shut-offs could begin today. Specifially, areas that could be impacted include Clearlake Oaks, Cobb, Hidden Valley Lake, Kelseyville and Middletown. The utility company says they only consider temporarily turning off power in the interest of safety when extreme fire danger conditions occur, and as a last resort. Customers can learn whether their home or business could be impacted by visiting www.pge.com/wildfiresafety .