Fire in California: an electrical problem causing fires?

More than 50,000 people have been evacuated since the fires in northern California. If the wind fuels these terrible fires, with winds at 120-130 km / h, the reliefs are struggling to keep up with the fires despite the means dispatched on site: helicopters and water bombers in particular. “On the causes of the fire, they are electric”, advance Loïc de la Mornais. “It's not confirmed yet, but for at least one of the two fires, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the equivalent of EDF in France, has admitted that cables have come off the hook because of the wind “he continues.

In the United States, the entire electrical network is open. “It's extremely vulnerable, that's what led to power cuts, but it's a precautionary principle”. California wants to avoid the trauma of 2018 when 86 people were killed. The city of Paradise had been wiped off the map, already because of electrical problems.

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