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More Troubles for PG&E

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PG&E said an outage on a transmission line occurred 14 minutes before the reported start of the Camp Fire — and now Butte County residents are suing.

The utility company's stock fell 30 percent Wednesday after it announced insurance coverage would not be enough to cover costs associated with the tragic wildfire, were PG&E to be found liable.

The cause of the raging inferno that destroyed nearly all of the town of Paradise is still under investigation.

Cal Fire investigators determined that PG&E equipment was responsible for 16 of the North Bay fires in 2017.


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