PG&E Cuts Power as California Neighbors Struggle to Get Back on Their Feet After Wildfire

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Published on October 7, 2019 - Duration: 01:58s

PG&E Cuts Power as California Neighbors Struggle to Get Back on Their Feet After Wildfire

Power was back on Sunday afternoon for all neighbors across Butte, Yuba and Plumas counties after Pacific Gas and Electric shut off power Saturday night.

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PG&E Cuts Power as California Neighbors Struggle to Get Back on Their Feet After Wildfire

WENT TO PARADISE TO HEAR HOWWENT TO PARADISE TO HEAR HOWTHE COMMUNITY IS NOW DEALINGTHE COMMUNITY IS NOW DEALINGWITH THIS LATEST ROUND OFWITH THIS LATEST ROUND OFSHUTOFFS.

SO NOW I HAVESHUTOFFS.

SO NOW I HAVETHE BEAUTIFUL OF THIS BRANDNEW GENERATOR PARADISENEW GENERATOR PARADISEMARCHES TO THE BEAT OF A NEWNEW GENERATOR PARADISEMARCHES TO THE BEAT OF A NEWDRUMMER.

WE GET TO LISTEN TOMARCHES TO THE BEAT OF A NEWDRUMMER.

WE GET TO LISTEN TODRUMMER.

WE GET TO LISTEN TOTHIS.

POWERINGTHIS.

POWERINGTHE NECESSITIES FOR NEIGHBORTHIS.

POWERINGTHE NECESSITIES FOR NEIGHBORJIMMY LATRINE.

SO IT'S BEENTHE NECESSITIES FOR NEIGHBORJIMMY LATRINE.

SO IT'S BEENJIMMY LATRINE.

SO IT'S BEENONE OF A CHALLENGE ALLONE OF A CHALLENGE ALLTHE WAY AROUND.

ONE OF MORETHE WAY AROUND.

ONE OF MORETHAN 10000 CUSTOMERS ACROSSTHAN 10000 CUSTOMERS ACROSSBUTTE COUNTY DEALING WITHTHAN 10000 CUSTOMERS ACROSSBUTTE COUNTY DEALING WITHOUTAGES AND SATURDAY NIGHTBUTTE COUNTY DEALING WITHOUTAGES AND SATURDAY NIGHTOUTAGES AND SATURDAY NIGHTWHEN PGWHEN PGOFF POWER TO PREVENT ITSOFF POWER TO PREVENT ITSLINES FROM SPARKING WILDFIRESLINES FROM SPARKING WILDFIRESI MEAN I UNDERSTAND THE WINDSI MEAN I UNDERSTAND THE WINDSTHE FIRE CONDITIONSTHE BIOFUEL PGD NEGLECT OFTHE BIOFUEL PGD NEGLECT OFTHEIR INFRASTRUCTURE TAKINGTHE BIOFUEL PGD NEGLECT OFTHEIR INFRASTRUCTURE TAKINGCARE OF THEIR INFRASTRUCTURETHEIR INFRASTRUCTURE TAKINGCARE OF THEIR INFRASTRUCTURECARE OF THEIR INFRASTRUCTUREMAINTAINING THAT FRANKLY THISMAINTAINING THAT FRANKLY THISJUST .

A TOWN ALREADYJUST .

A TOWN ALREADYSTRUGGLING SAYS THE SAMESTRUGGLING SAYS THE SAMEPOWER COMPANIES LINE STARTEDPOWER COMPANIES LINE STARTEDTHE CAMP FIRE LAST YEAR.

YOUTHE CAMP FIRE LAST YEAR.

YOUKIND OF WANT TO ROLL WITHKIND OF WANT TO ROLL WITHTHE PUNCHES RIGHT.

BUT ITHE PUNCHES RIGHT.

BUT ITHINK WE HAD A PRETTY HARDTHINK WE HAD A PRETTY HARDSUCKER PUNCH COME ON NOVEMBERSUCKER PUNCH COME ON NOVEMBER8 OF LAST YEAR LITTERING HIS8 OF LAST YEAR LITTERING HISHOME MADE IT THROUGHHOME MADE IT THROUGHTHE BLAZE.

HIS NEIGHBORS DIDHOME MADE IT THROUGHTHE BLAZE.

HIS NEIGHBORS DIDNOT.

NOW LIVING IN A TOWNTHE BLAZE.

HIS NEIGHBORS DIDNOT.

NOW LIVING IN A TOWNNOT.

NOW LIVING IN A TOWNWITH LIMITED INFRASTRUCTUREWITH LIMITED INFRASTRUCTURETHE WATER IS STILL NOT SAFETHE WATER IS STILL NOT SAFETO DRINK.

AND IF WE CONTINUEDAYS LIKE THIS.

WHO WANTS TODAYS LIKE THIS.

WHO WANTS TOCOME BACK.

WHO WANTS TO COMECOME BACK.

WHO WANTS TO COMEBACK.

NO POWER AND BUSINESSBACK.

NO POWER AND BUSINESSOWNER GABRIEL HERNDON HASBACK.

NO POWER AND BUSINESSOWNER GABRIEL HERNDON HASTHE SAME CONCERNS.

KIND OFOWNER GABRIEL HERNDON HASTHE SAME CONCERNS.

KIND OFTHE SAME CONCERNS.

KIND OFFEELS LIKE ALMOST LIKE POSTFEELS LIKE ALMOST LIKE POSTAPOCALYPTIC GET AWAY.

THERE'SAPOCALYPTIC GET AWAY.

THERE'SSO MUCH DEVASTATIONSO MUCH DEVASTATIONEVERYWHERE.

AND THEN THERE'SSO MUCH DEVASTATIONEVERYWHERE.

AND THEN THERE'SALL THESE THINGS WE HAVE TOEVERYWHERE.

AND THEN THERE'SALL THESE THINGS WE HAVE TOGO THROUGH LOOPS TO JUMPALL THESE THINGS WE HAVE TOGO THROUGH LOOPS TO JUMPGO THROUGH LOOPS TO JUMPTHROUGH HER GEMSTONE SHOPTHROUGH HER GEMSTONE SHOPREOPENED FOR THE FIRST TIMEREOPENED FOR THE FIRST TIMESINCE THE FIRE ON SATURDAY.SINCE THE FIRE ON SATURDAY.NOW STRUGGLING WITH OUTAGESSINCE THE FIRE ON SATURDAY.NOW STRUGGLING WITH OUTAGESTHEIR SECOND DAY IN BUSINESS.NOW STRUGGLING WITH OUTAGESTHEIR SECOND DAY IN BUSINESS.THEIR SECOND DAY IN BUSINESS.BUT SHE'D RATHER THE POWER BEBUT SHE'D RATHER THE POWER BECUT THAN SUFFER ANOTHERBUT SHE'D RATHER THE POWER BECUT THAN SUFFER ANOTHERWILDFIRE.

WHAT CAN YOU DO.CUT THAN SUFFER ANOTHERWILDFIRE.

WHAT CAN YOU DO.WILDFIRE.

WHAT CAN YOU DO.YOU KNOW THEY'RE DOING SAFETYYOU KNOW THEY'RE DOING SAFETYTHINGS THOUGH.

PGTHINGS THOUGH.

PGWORKING TO RESTORE POWER.

BUTWORKING TO RESTORE POWER.

BUTFIRST THEY HAVE TO INSPECTFIRST THEY HAVE TO INSPECTROUGHLY 1000 MILES WORTH OFROUGHLY 1000 MILES WORTH OFPOWER LINES TO MAKE SURE NONEROUGHLY 1000 MILES WORTH OFPOWER LINES TO MAKE SURE NONEWERE DAMAGED OVERNIGHT ASPOWER LINES TO MAKE SURE NONEWERE DAMAGED OVERNIGHT ASWERE DAMAGED OVERNIGHT ASTHE DORINE WAITS FOR HISTHE DORINE WAITS FOR HISLIGHTS TO COME BACK ON.

HETHE DORINE WAITS FOR HISLIGHTS TO COME BACK ON.

HEPRAISES FORMER NEIGHBORS FINDLIGHTS TO COME BACK ON.

HEPRAISES FORMER NEIGHBORS FINDPRAISES FORMER NEIGHBORS FINDBRIGHTNESS IN THEIR LIVES TOBRIGHTNESS IN THEIR LIVES TOFIND PEACE AND FINDFIND PEACE AND FINDTHE STRENGTH.

TO DO WHATEVERTHE STRENGTH.

TO DO WHATEVERIT IS THEY NEED TO DOIT IS THEY NEED TO DO

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