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SCE to Wildfire Victims: Don't Worry About Your Bill

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Good news for anyone whose home was destroyed or damaged by last weekend's wildfires who also happens to be a Southern California Edison (SCE) customer: You don't have to pay your current bill. According to CalFire's blog, those customers "will not have to pay for electricity used since the last bill they received at those damaged residences," and that SCE is "offering payment arrangements for those who were indirectly affected by the fires, such as customers who lost business income." An SCE Customer Service rep expressed sympathy on behalf of the company to all those who were affected, and gave out phone numbers to help direct inquiries regarding bill forgiveness--(800) 250-7339--and payment arrangement--(800) 950-2356. Crews are still working in some areas to restore full service.