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The Getty fire was sparked when high Santa Ana winds blew a tree branch onto power lines along the 405 Freeway. Incidents of utility-related wildfires was the focus of a new report released by Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin on Wednesday. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Los Angeles controller releases report about LADWP wildfire prevention plan

The Los Angeles controller recommended new measures to monitor and prevent wildfires with causes related to power utilities. Ron Galperin, the LA controller or chief accounting officer, released his report assessing the fire safety efforts of the LA Department of Water and Power, the largest publicly owned utility company in the country, on Wednesday. Read more...

The Getty fire was sparked when high Santa Ana winds blew a tree branch onto power lines along the 405 Freeway. Incidents of utility-related wildfires was the focus of a new report released by Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin on Wednesday. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)