Pacific Northwest Wildfires Power

Smoke plumes from the Bootleg Fire rise over power lines in 2021, near Klamath Falls.

Pacific Power plans to host a customer forum on Tuesday, June 4, in Bend to discuss its efforts to protect communities from wildfire. The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Worthy Brewing, 495 NE Bellevue Drive, Bend. 

Company representatives from Pacific Power will detail the steps it takes during wildfire season to prevent its equipment from sparking fires. The forum is an opportunity for the public to learn about Pacific Power’s wildfire mitigation plan in Oregon.

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Michael Kohn has been public lands and environment reporter with The Bulletin since 2019. He enjoys hiking in the hills and forests near Bend with his family and exploring the state of Oregon.

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