At least 185,000 evacuated as firefighters battle el diablo windsGovernor calls state emergency as 2 million left without powerThousands of firefighters in northern California battled to control wildfires fueled by howling el diablo winds, the largest of which forced at least 185,000 people to evacuate their homes.Meanwhile, more than 2 million people were left without power as the state’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), shut off power in an attempt to keep wind-toppled electrical wires from sparking additional fires. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/27/california-wildfires-latest-thousands-evacuations-pge
Author : Susie Cagle in Santa Rosa, Mario Koran in San Francisco and agency
Publish date : 2019-10-27 21:14:29
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