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Firefighters Talk with PG&E. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Transformer explosion causes power outage

Michael Catelli // September 1, 2015

A power line transformer exploded on corner of Oleander and East Sacramento Avenues around three p.m. on Monday causing a temporary power outage. Chico police were nearby when the explosion occurred."The...

The lights in Kendall Hall are out on Monday morning following a power outage in Butte County. Photo credit: George Johnston

County wide power outage closes campus

Austin Redfern // April 7, 2015

On Monday students' classes were interrupted by a power outage at 8:20 a.m.Soon after the outage occurred Chico State's official twitter account released a tweet stating that the campus would be closed...

South campus closed Saturday, flood repairs continue

Mozes Zarate // January 10, 2014

The south campus area will be closed and without electrical power on Saturday to accommodate flood repairs in Langdon Hall, according to a campus-wide email. Buildings like Ayres Hall and the...

Langdon Hall basement floods

Mozes Zarate // January 6, 2014

A basement flood in Langdon Hall prompted a shutdown of electrical power in most south campus buildings this afternoon, according to a campus-wide email. A sensor in the boiler chiller plant of Langdon...

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