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Southern California’s largest utility company cuts power to tens of thousands near Los Angeles

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Southern California’s largest utility company cuts power to tens of thousands near Los Angeles.

Thousands of people in the south California Power is off Thanksgiving It has been in operation for the second year in a row, as the region’s largest power company has shut down services amid the risk of strong winds starting wildfires.

Edison International in Southern California has shut down power services to 63,835 homes and businesses in the Angels, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura County.

The shutdown began around 10:36 a.m. local time on Thursday.

Edison cuts power to prevent wildfires from starting when live lines cause flames and storms in the area.

After all, more than 200,000 accounts between the Los Angeles and San Diego areas may lose service.

Edison International in Southern California has cut power to 63,835 homes and businesses in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura County.

Wildfires caused by such active power lines as of 2019 are the reason for the closure.

Edison’s crew must check power lines after the wind before power is restored.

Voluntarily shutting down power lines before strong winds have become a somewhat new norm in the region after its crews set off a series of deadly wildfires.

On Thanksgiving last year, more than 20,000 homes and businesses were without power for the holidays, but they were compounded by the fact that they had to evacuate due to a pandemic.

As of Friday, the best possible warning, the fire alarm, was in place to warn people in the dry and windy areas from Santa Barbara to the US-Mexico border.

This came after an 18-acre wildfire broke out near San Diego early Thursday morning. Nobody was hurt.

The US Storm Forecast Center claimed it was fire weather conditions.

Kevin Magowan, Director of Emergency Management, Los Angeles County

An 18-acre wildfire broke out near San Diego Thursday morning.

San Diego Gas & Electric had to close thousands of customers

Kevin Magowan, Chief of the Los Angeles County Emergency Management Agency, advised residents to be informed and ready to evacuate, especially if they live in canyons, mountains, or hills.

Once power companies can investigate wind damage to power lines, services will be restored to the Los Angeles and San Diego regions.

In 2021 alone, more than 3.1 million acres of California and federal land were destroyed by more than 8,000 fires.

According to the State Department of forestry, the flame killed three people and killed them.

According to fire officials, the problem is only exacerbated as anthropogenic climate change has caused a drought for more than 20 years along the West Coast.

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