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California homes to get power cut over wildfire threat

California homes to get power cut over wildfire threat
California’s record-setting wildfire season is threatening to continue, forcing power to be cut to more than 130,000 homes and businesses in six counties through Christmas Eve ahead of expected high winds.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> Cuomo to extend eviction ban as n.According to Calfire, the problem is not expected to get better in the future as less snowpack in the winter leads to longer and drier springs and summers, leaving forests more at-risk for fires.“Whether it’s a downed power line, a spark from a tire rim or a baby gender reveal party gone awry, the ignition is what spawns these events.The region could see some relief before Christmas, though: thunderstorms are expected in parts of Los Angeles and San Diego.

pols eye more actions California’s record-setting wildfire season is threatening to continue, forcing power to be cut to more than 130,000 homes and businesses in six counties through Christmas Eve ahead of expected high winds.The year’s fires have also killed dozens of people and caused at least $10 billion in damage.

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