Camp Fire

Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 7:28 am
Cal Fire released a dramatic new video Thursday chronicling the devastation of the first chaotic hours of last fall's Camp Fire. The Camp Fire has been called the worst wildfire in California history, leaving 85 people dead, 19,000 structures destroyed, decimating 90 percent of the town of Paradise...
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Rebekah Sager
June 18, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The town of Paradise has reached a $270 million settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric Corp., for devastating damages that occurred during the Camp Fire. The settlement is part of a larger payout of $1 billion that PG&E will distribute to local governments in conjunction with the utility...
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May 15, 2019 - 2:13 pm
Cal Fire has determined that the Camp Fire, that burned in Butte County in November, was caused by electrical transmission lines owned by PG&E. In February of this year, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying...
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AP
February 28, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. inched closer to taking responsibility for the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, saying Thursday it is "probable" that one of its transmission lines sparked the blaze last year that killed 86 people and destroyed most of the city of Paradise. The embattled...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from California's deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday. More than $8 billion of those losses are from the fire that leveled the town of...
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December 31, 2018 - 1:53 pm
(KNX 1070/AP) -- The state's largest utility company, PG&E, could be charged with murder if it's found responsible for recent wildfires. But what are the odds that actually happens? PG&E says its focus remains on helping fire victims recover and rebuild. It's facing a deadline today to...
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San Diego Humane Society
December 28, 2018 - 2:52 pm
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Humane Society will make a group of animals displaced by the Camp Fire available for adoption today. San Diego Humane Society Earlier this month, the organization's Emergency Response Team deployed to Butte County for 10 days to offer aid to hundreds of animals...
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AP
December 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
(KNX 1070) - A California utility company is ramping up inspections of transmission lines as it faces intense scrutiny over its possible role in the devastating Camp Fire. PG&E has announced it will also be installing 600 new high definition cameras to cover about 90 percent of fire-threatened...
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AP
December 12, 2018 - 3:12 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that destroyed the Northern California city of Paradise and...
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December 09, 2018 - 10:10 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week...
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