SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 23, 2007 04:01 ET

Southern California Wildfires Evacuate Power Plant Employees From Homes, Potentially Delaying Return From Outage, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Wildfires in Southern California are a way of life for the residents in the desert-like area. Every year, an average of more than 1.5 million acres burn in the state -- anything from dried chaparral, dead trees, underbrush, homes, businesses, cars and anything else in the way. This year, the fires have affected the Palomar Energy Center outside of Escondido, not because of fire threatening the plant (yet), but because plant personnel have been evacuated from their homes and can't make it to work.

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