CRESCENT CITY, CA (Aug 20, 2023) – Due to extreme wildfire risk with active fires near transmission lines, Pacific Power has de-energized a transmission line serving the Crescent City area for the safety of the public and emergency responders. The duration of the outage is unknown at this time, but customers should prepare for multiple days without power. Pacific Power is closely monitoring fire activity in the area, and will turn power back on when it is safe to do so.
A Community Resource Center (CRC) has been established ( 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.) for impacted customers who are without power and need assistance (charging electronics, receiving information, water, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, non-perishable snacks, seating, security etc.):
Del Norte High School – 1301 El Dorado St, Crescent City
Pacific Power is coordinating closely with local emergency management to address customer needs associated with this emergency. Customers will receive regular updates on the emergency outage via email and text message. For more details visit: PacificPower.net/Outages