“Our equipment started that fire,” said the utility company’s CEO of the devastating 2018 Camp fire that burned down virtually the entire town of Paradise.
The utility company, which started the 2018 Camp Fire, recently agreed to the fine and to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter.
California's plague of wildfires continues with the Cave Fire breaking out in the Los Padres National Forest.
The utility shut off power as a preventive effort ― but such cuts can leave vulnerable groups who depend on electricity at risk.
“I feel like I’m gonna be living in this RV for the rest of my life,” said one survivor of the Camp fire that burned down Paradise.
The move would lower costs for customers and shift the company's priorities away from paying dividends to shareholders, they wrote.
The 16-year-old activist spoke at a youth climate rally in Los Angeles during a week of wildfires ravaging California.
California wildfires, Taiwan's annual gay pride parade and an angry elephant round out the week's best images.
The Kincade fire in Sonoma County and the Getty fire in Los Angeles are just two of more than a dozen fires blazing across the state.
High winds and low humidity threaten to worsen a spate of wildfires across the state of California.