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Posted on: October 25, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PG&E Announces Power Shutoff in Parts of Contra Costa County


National Weather Service issued a Red Flag Warning for extreme fire weather conditions. See Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (Con Fire) message and advice.

PG&E has notified the County of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for wildfire safety starting as early as Sunday, October 25, at 8 PM. PG&E estimated over 17,000 customers in Contra Costa County may be impacted. PG&E says power to Contra Costa customers may be restored by Tuesday, October 27.

See County charging stations (PDF) for medical equipment and mobile devices.

Check PG&E address lookup. Update your information PG&E notifications or call 1-800-743-5000. Call PG&E at 1-833-208-4167 for assistance in multiple languages. See PG&E's Safety Action Center. Prepare for wildfires and power outages

PG&E Community Resource Centers

PG&E has four Community Resource Centers (CRC) in Contra Costa County. The CRCs re-open on Monday, October 26, 8 AM to 10 PM, through the power shutoff event.

o    Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street, Clayton

o    Costco, 3150 Fostoria Way, Danville

o    Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette

o    Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church, 10 Moraga Valley Lane, Moraga

Residents can get access to WiFi and charge mobile devices and small medical devices. Water and snacks will be available. The CRCs will have ADA accessible restrooms and washing stations. Face covering required. Visit PG&E for more information on Community Resource Centers.

For more information in multiple languages, visit

For resources, including a list of food banks, visit

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