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4 to Watch: When and Where to Plan for Power Shutoffs as the Wildfire Risk Rises

Power shutoffs are part of a plan to prevent a wildfire disaster as we enter one of the most dangerous times of the year

About 89,500 SoCal customers might have power shut off Tuesday. It's part of a plan to prevent a disaster as we enter one of the most dangerous times of the year for wildfires.

That's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA. 

What to Know: When and Where to Expect Power Shutoffs

Power might be shut off to tens of thousands of Southern California customers Tuesday due to warm temperatures and powerful wind gusts that bring an elevated risk of wildfires. We have a look at how the plan works and updates on possible outages for SoCal Edison customers.

[NATL-LA GALLERY UPDATED 10/28] Smoke and Fire From Space: Wildfire Images From NASA Satellites

Key Witness in Ed Buck Case Left Homeless

The man whose cooperation was key to last week's arrest of political activist and donor Ed Buck says he's homeless. The man, identified as "Joe Doe" in a criminal complaint, spoke with the I-Team about the case and how he learned of Buck's arrest. Read the full story.

When Fires Start at Homeless Encampments, Property Owners Pay the Price

Some Los Angeles property owners have been dropped by their insurance companies. Others face skyrocketing rates. Watch the I-Team's full report on the impact of LA's homeless crisis on those who own property near homeless encampments.

Some property owners with buildings near the encampments tell the NBCLA I-Team that they've been dropped by insurance companies or seen their rates skyrocket. Joel Grover investigates on NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.

Disturbing Attack on Real Estate Agent Captured on Camera

Police are looking for a man who visited a Sunday afternoon open house in Encino. Security camera video shows the man abruptly and violently pushing the real estate agent to the ground, then bending over her as she screamed. Click here for the full story.

A man attacks a real estate agent in Encino, and the attack is caught on surveillance video. Rick Montanez reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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