Southern California Edison earlier this month cut off electricity to more than 21,000 customers in the northern San Fernando Valley to prevent further damage from the Saddleridge Fire. And it likely won’t be the last safety outage from the utility.

“We don’t make these decisions in a vacuum,” Edison Public Information Officer David Song told the Business Journal.

“Forty-eight hours out from a weather event, we’re going to start communicating with our customers.”

Read the full story in the Oct. 28 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.