The following announcement is being made on behalf of FEMA.


SPOT REPORT: California- Power Outage-Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) – Southern California– Initial


REPORT DATE/TIME: Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 1445 PDT


LOCATION: Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties.



  • A Public Safety Power Shutoff was initiated by SCE on 10/29/2019 at 0246 and may extend through 11/03/2019.
  • Anticipated impacts include:
  • 76 circuits, affecting 71,058 customers.
  • 1,246 Medical Baseline customers
  • 770 Critical Care facilities.



STATE/LOCAL RESPONSE:  The California EOC is at Full Activation.  There are no unmet needs.  There have been no requests for FEMA assistance.


FEDERAL RESPONSE:  The FEMA Region IX RWC is at Normal Operations.  The RWC will continue to monitor this event and will provide updates as needed.

  • Federal Response: FEMA RIX IMAT-1 has been deployed to the California State Operations Center (SOC) in support of operations.



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