California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)
PG&E and Southern California Edison have filed incident reports with the California PUC related to the two largest wildfires burning in the state.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said its investigation had determined that a tree hitting a PG&E line started the massive Dixie Fire.
Cal Fire concluded that a tree falling on a PG&E power line started the Dixie Fire, potentially affecting PG&E's bid to exit federal probation Jan. 25.
The California PUC penalized PG&E $125 million for starting the 2019 Kincade fire by using a new enforcement tool that caused discord among commissioners.
PG&E said in its Q3 report that it expects a $1.15 billion loss from the massive Dixie Fire this summer and has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors.
Four manslaughter charges against PG&E in the 2020 Zogg Fire followed the first lawsuit against the utility for starting the still-burning Dixie Fire.
Gov. Gavin Newsom stood in the smoke of Sequoia National Park on Thursday to discuss the $15 billion California is spending on climate resilience.
A massive wildfire that Pacific Gas and Electric equipment is suspected of causing exploded overnight and destroyed the historic gold rush town of Greenville.
PG&E said the Dixie Fire burning in Northern California could hurt its finances but denied it committed crimes in starting last year’s deadly Zogg Fire.
PG&E said one of its lines may have ignited the 30,000-acre Dixie Fire burning northeast of Paradise, a town destroyed by a PG&E-caused fire three years ago.
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