BUTTE COUNTY (CBS13) — Pacific Gas & Electric Company says its equipment was possibly involved in the start of the now 30,000-plus acre Dixie Fire.

According to an Electric Incident Report released on Sunday, a PG&E troubleman reported on the morning of July 13 seeing what looked like a blown fuse at some equipment at the Bucks Creek 1101 12kV line after an outage at the Cresta Dam off Highway 70.

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The troubleman wasn’t able to reach the pole until early that afternoon. At that point, the worker found two of three fuses blown and a tree leaning into a conductor. A fire was also on the ground, near the base of the tree, according to the report.

PG&E says the troubleman’s supervisor then called 911 to report the fire. Cal Fire started doing drops onto the fire less than an hour later.

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Both the time and location match Cal Fire’s information about when and where the Dixie Fire started.

Investigators with Cal Fire have since collected PG&E equipment from the Bucks Creek location.

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As of Monday morning, Cal Fire reports that the Dixie Fire has grown to 30,074 acres and is 15 percent contained. Some evacuation orders remain in place in Plumas and Butte counties.