Updated Thursday Sep 1, 2010 10:30 am.
The PG&E PSPS is over ... though a few areas near Lake Beryessa and in the Sierra foothills are not yet re-energized. https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outages/map/ -- select Current or Future outages
August Fire -- The Pillsbury Lake Basin is now under mandatory evacuation.
Oak Fire (Mendocino) -- north-west of Willets, also has evacuations. (In the hills west of Rt 101 at Rt 162 Covello road). Rt 101 is open.
Thanks to a PG&E grant, KPFZ now has a permanent generator at the station, and the county has a generator at the transmitter, so we do not anticipate any major interruption to our broadcasting.
9/6/20: All Hennesey fire evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted.
The Lake County LNU Lightning Complex Recovery page is at http://recovery.lakecountyca.gov. The FEMA asistance information is at http://recovery.lakecountyca.gov/Assets/Recovery/Docs/FEMAapp.pdf A press release summarizing the assistance is at http://www.lakecountyca.gov/Government/PressReleases/LAC090420.htm
See this County Map showing the current fire areas.
KPFZ Fire Schedule.
All talk shows will take fire and other emergency-related calls.
The big fire in the Mendocino National Forest is the Autumn Complex.