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Palo Alto Police Department
Wednesday October 9th, 2019 :: 05:03 p.m. PDT


Update on PG&E power shutdown for Palo Alto

PG&E is likely to force a power shutdown impacting Palo Alto Utilities and PG&E customers West of 280/Palo Alto Foothills at 8:00 p.m. tonight based on continued wildfire threat. It is unlikely that other areas of Palo Alto will be impacted. The City will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary. It could take up to 5 days to restore power to those areas impacted. Public safety and other essential services will not be affected. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies only. For more:

Palo Alto Police Department
275 Forest Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-329-2406

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