A HELICOPTER carrying three people has crashed north of San Francisco.
The Bell 206 chopper reportedly hit a power line before bursting into flames, according to reports.
Officials said that the extent of the three people's injuries were not known but Solano County Sheriff's Office.
The helicopter was reported to be working for PG&E when it came into contact with a power line.
The crash spared a "large-scale" fire, the sheriff's office said.
According to KCRA Sacramento, 36,000 PG&E customers in surrounding areas are currently affected by power outages.