PG&E restores gas service to Paradise customers affected by wildfire




  • In US
  • 2019-01-10 20:58:28Z
  • By Reuters
PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise
PG&E works on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise  

(Reuters) - PG&E Corp, the electricity provider in the northern California region ravaged by a deadly wildfire, on Thursday said it has restored natural gas services to nearly all Paradise customers who were able to receive it.

PG&E said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190110:nBw6Vj84ra its crew has completed repairing, testing and restoring of gas mains in the mountain town of Paradise which was wiped out in November due to recent wildfires.

PG&E further said as an additional precautionary measure to help further reduce wildfire risks, in high fire-threat areas, the company is conducting safety inspections of electric infrastructure.


(Reporting by Arundhati Sarkar in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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