How does SCE approach wildfire safety?

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Our Wildfire Mitigation Plan Outlines Our Plan to Help Prevent Wildfires and Protect Our Customers and Communities

With about a quarter of SCE customers residing in high-risk fire areas, addressing the prevention and mitigation of wildfires is one of our top priorities. Our 2020-2022 Wildfire Mitigation Plan builds on the significant progress made in 2019.

What wildfire mitigation efforts are you taking?

Our efforts include:

  • Enhanced overhead inspections: Enhancing and accelerating inspections of all overhead power lines in high fire risk areas
  • Grid design and system hardening: Replacing overhead power lines with insulated wires and installing current limiting fuses
  • Situational awareness: Installing high-definition cameras and weather stations in high fire risk areas
  • Vegetation management: Inspect 1.1 million trees annually and prune trees that may pose a risk
  • Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS): During high-risk conditions for a wildfire, we may temporarily shut off power to neighborhoods in high fire risk areas. These shutoffs are temporary and meant to keep you and your community safe. Learn More About PSPS >

For more information, visit our Wildfire Mitigation Efforts Page >.