Joseph Pokorski drinks a beer at The Town Square as downtown Sonoma, California, remains without power on Wednesday. Pacific Gas and Electric has cut power to more than half a million customers in Northern California hoping to prevent wildfires during dry, windy weather throughout the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Joseph Pokorski drinks a beer at The Town Square as downtown Sonoma, California, remains without power on Wednesday. Pacific Gas and Electric has cut power to more than half a million customers in Northern California hoping to prevent wildfires during dry, windy weather throughout the region. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

As fire threat ramps up, power is being cut across California

A “critical” fire danger warning was across much of the state, including “extreme” conditions in some areas.

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