Camp Fire

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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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December 03, 2018 - 3:50 pm
YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Bella Maloney woke up next to her little brother in a queen-size bed at a Best Western hotel and for breakfast ate a bagel and cream cheese that her mother brought up from the lobby. And then she was off to school for the first time in nearly a month. For...
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Margaret Carrero
November 27, 2018 - 1:21 pm
(KNX 1070) - Given the wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes and claimed dozens of lives, California’s emergency alert system is under the microscope at a hearing in Carpinteria today. KNX reporter Margaret Carrero: A hearing in #Carpinteria re: strengthening California's emergency alert...
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