Electric chainsaw gets another new electric installation article Electric wiring is being retrofitted to a house in California’s Central Valley that once housed a large electric chain saw, the Associated Press reports.
The installation is part of a program in which the local government in the nearby town of Long Beach installs electric chainsaws to help combat the spread of wildfire.
The project, which was completed this year, comes as the California Department of Forestry, Parks and Recreation aims to reduce wildfires to the lowest level on record, the AP reported.
A spokesperson for the Long Beach Department of Public Works said that the project was completed last year.
The town is in the midst of a major wildfire season, which began last month and continues to burn more than 1,400 acres.
The Long Beach fire department is one of several local government departments in California that have been tasked with cutting down the area of the city with trees and brush that is often more prone to wildfires.
The agency also owns and operates an electric chain trailer that is used for cutting down brush.
Long Beach has installed more than 2,200 chainsaws in recent years.
The electric chainshaft was built by the local company, K2 Electric Tools, which is owned by K2 Corp., a conglomerate of General Electric, Boeing and other companies.
The company is owned jointly by General Electric and the California Public Utilities Commission.
The chainsaw was originally purchased in the 1950s and is owned and operated by the Long Island branch of the General Electric Corporation.
The Department of Energy has a contract to install the chain saws in Long Beach, according to AP.
The city has installed several other chainsaws and is now trying to figure out how to replace them.