Victims of Dixie fire sue PG&E, whose equipment is suspected of sparking the massive blaze
Source: Los Angeles Times, September 17, 2021
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Victims from the nearly 1 million-acre Dixie fire still burning in Northern California have sued Pacific Gas & Electric amid suspicions that the utility’s equipment may have sparked the blaze that has reduced more than 1,300 homes to rubble.
A pair of suits filed this week against the utility on behalf of more than 200 people allege the utility’s power line not only started the massive fire two months ago in the dense forest of Plumas County but that PG&E was well aware that the conditions were ripe for such a disaster. Read more.