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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/25/2020 08:18 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/25/2020 08:18 PM
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As Our Area Spends a Night in Darkness Let Us Remember the Camp Fire Started on November 8th, 2018

Arnold, CA...While we look at the possibility of spending tonight and tomorrow night in darkness it might be of some benefit for us to remember that fire season is not over until our first real drenching rain. In November of 2018 most of us had already started to feel that fire season was over as temps were dropping and the calendar had entered November. It was a November fire that proved the worst fire in California history. The arrival of that winter's first drenching storm only a few days later only intensified the fact that fire seasons are only ended by real winter storms and not the calendar.





From Wikipedia..."The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history, and the most expensive natural disaster in the world in 2018 in terms of insured losses. Named after Camp Creek Road, its place of origin, the fire started on November 8, 2018, in Northern California's Butte County. Ignited by a faulty electric transmission line, the fire originated above several communities and an east wind drove the fire downhill through developed areas. After exhibiting extreme fire spread, fireline intensity, and spotting behaviors through the rural community of Concow, an urban firestorm formed in the foothill town of Paradise. With the arrival of the first winter rainstorm of the season, the fire reached 100 percent containment after seventeen days on November 25, 2018."


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We certainly do remember
Posted on: 2020-10-25 20:26:59   By: Anonymous
 
YES! We do remember - due to PGE's faulty, old equipment that we pay through the nose to have kept updated to keep us safe. Rotten company they are. Just rotten. Of course we would rather have power turned off than a fire - but their equipment should not be any issue. Executive salaries, bonuses, and stockholder dividends are making out just fine while we pay dearly for their luxuries.

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    Re: We certainly do remember
    Posted on: 2020-10-25 20:42:37   By: Anonymous
     
    Fuk Trump

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      Re: /\/\ Fuk Trump...
      Posted on: 2020-10-25 20:47:12   By: Anonymous
       
      Hey watch who you're talking about especially my homeboy. Trump will win in 2020 and lets MAGA!

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        Re: /\/\ Fuk Trump...
        Posted on: 2020-10-26 07:32:59   By: Anonymous
         
        Okay Karen.

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          Re: /\/\ Fuk Trump...
          Posted on: 2020-10-26 17:59:41   By: Anonymous
           
          Not the intended use of the word dummy.

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      Re: We certainly do remember
      Posted on: 2020-10-25 20:53:53   By: Anonymous
       
      I’m drenching

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    Re: We certainly do remember
    Posted on: 2020-10-25 20:46:44   By: Anonymous
     
    Exactly.

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      Re: We certainly do remember
      Posted on: 2020-10-26 02:29:28   By: Anonymous
       
      GO SOLAR
      PG&E starts fires
      GO SOLAR
      MY POWER IS ON BECAUSE WE HAVE STAND ALONE SOLAR NOT PG&E

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        Solar With Back Up Generator
        Posted on: 2020-10-26 07:02:29   By: Anonymous
         

        A solar system with a battery works for short term power disruptions, but for extended outages, a generator is necessary.
        Battery storage works if is charged with cloudy/smoky conditions the batteries are not recharged,, why a generator is a smart option. They are much cheaper than battery storage which can be short term as mentioned .

        I have 11K system grid tied. 3 wells, I irrigate corn, alfalfa, a large garden, and have 3 chest freezers which stores most all our food, 4 refrigerators and electric hot water.
        There is an old 5000 watt generator for the irrigation , but I never have used it.
        A 9000 watt generator runs the house , food storage and a domestic well. The entire generator system cost $1100 including the transfer switch. There is no way batteries could do this at that cost, and do it day after day and part of the nite, especially if there was cloudy /smoky skies.

        I haven't paid for PG&E usage in 3 years. My system will pay itself off in 9 years.

        Battery storage solar works well for a typical homeowner , still a 4000 watt back up generator, would cover needs if the sun was blocked .

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-26 10:50:01   By: Anonymous
 
Gee who gives a F__ !

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No Subject
Posted on: 2020-10-26 10:54:44   By: Anonymous
 
No you were dumb enough to buy solar just hopping the power goes out so you can justify the money you spent DUMB A__

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