RED BLUFF (CBS 13) — 6800 customers in Chico, Redding, and Red Bluff areas are without power Saturday night. 3200 additional outages are due to the fires in Tehama County.
CAL FIRE requested that PG&E shut down the power lines in the Red Bluff area as the Stoll Fire and Lane Fires grow. By 8 p.m. Saturday the Lane Fire was 2,500 acres and the Stoll Fire remained at 500 acres.READ MORE: Bill Proposing More AAPI History In Textbooks Faces Unexpected Opposition
There are evacuations for both fires.READ MORE: Mayor Steinberg Wants To Turn City Building On Auburn Boulevard Into Homeless Shelter
This power shut off is not part of the PG&E safety power shut off program which was announced this month.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom Signs Budget Bill That'll Give Millions Of Californians Inflation Relief Payments
PG&E does not know when power will be restored to the area.