Public Safety Power Shutoff
John Osbourn, OES Director
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891 Mountain Ranch Road
San Andreas, CA 95249
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PHONE: (209) 754-2890
FAX: (209) 754-6316
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During extreme weather or other extreme fire danger conditions, California’s utility companies including PG&E may need to turn off power to certain areas to reduce the risk of wildfires. These proactive power outages are known as Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). While PG&E hopes to notify affected customers 48 hours in advance of any PSPS, fire threats and other extreme conditions can quickly change, and actual notice may be significantly less than 48 hours.

If PG&E and public officials do not have your current contact information, they may not be able to reach you, visit PG&E's website for instructions on signing up for their alerts. Calaveras County must also be able to effectively alert you during an emergency or disaster. Sign up for County notifications today using the Alerts button below.
 

Items of Interest

Calaveras Alert Emergency Notification Programs 5 February 2020

Calaveras Alert Emergency Notification Programs

Calaveras Alert Emergency Notification Program provides a number of ways in which Calaveras County OES may contact the community in the event of an emergency.

Evacuations 5 February 2020

Evacuations

Calaveras County Public Evacuation Application.

Generators 5 February 2020

Generators

Generator and Backup Power Information.

The County 5 February 2020

The County

What County Office will do During a PSPS.

Tips 5 February 2020

Tips

Tips for Emergency Preparedness.

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Other Resources

Cal OES 5 February 2020

Cal OES

CAl OES Website for Planning and Preparing for Emergencies.

Fire Maps 5 February 2020

Fire Maps

California Public Utilities Commission Fire Maps & the High Fire-Threat District (HFTD).

PG&E 5 February 2020

PG&E

PG&E PSPS Website.

Plan for Power Outages 5 February 2020

Plan for Power Outages

How to Stay Safe When a Power Outage Threatens.