PG&E Charged In Zogg Wildfire Last Year That Killed 4Pacific Gas and Electric was charged Friday with manslaughter and other crimes after its equipment sparked a Northern California wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, prosecutors said.
PG&E Criminally Liable For Deadly Zogg Fire In Shasta County, Prosecutors SayProsecutors said they have determined Pacific Gas and Electric criminally liable for causing the Zogg Fire, which killed four people and destroyed several homes in Shasta County in 2020.
Cal Fire Says Zogg Fire Was Caused By Tree Hitting PG&E Electrical LinesThe deadly Zogg fire that burned over 56,000 acres in Shasta County last year was sparked by PG&E transmission lines coming in contact with a tree, say officials.
PG&E Tells State Equipment Might Have Caused Deadly Zogg FireCalifornia's largest utility company said its equipment might have caused a fatal wildfire last month in a county in the northern part of the state, the Mercury News reported Saturday.
Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Cause Of Deadly Zogg FireFire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in Shasta County have taken possession of equipment belonging to Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility reported Friday.
California Authorities Identify 2 More Fire Victims Who Died In Zogg FireA woman and a child have been identified as two of four people killed in the Zogg Fire, officials said Thursday.
Upcoming Weather Conditions Not Helping Californians Threatened With WildfiresThe weather forecast for the next few days and into next week doesn't provide much hope for fire-ravaged California.
Badly Burned Orphaned Mountain Lion Cub Rescued From Zogg FireAn orphaned mountain lion cub is recovering from burn injuries after being rescued from the Zogg Fire burning in Shasta County.
Authorities Identify 2 Zogg Fire Victims, Including A UC Davis Med Center PatientA UC Davis Medical Center patient confirmed as the fourth death amid the Zogg Fire burning in Shasta County has been identified.
4th Person Killed In Zogg Fire Burning In Shasta CountyFlames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday amid unseasonably hot and dry weather. Officials said wind-whipped flames led two firefighters to deploy the emergency fire shelters they carry.
Firefighting Crews Arrive From Texas To Help Battle California WildfiresOne hundred seventy firefighters from Texas landed at Sacramento International Airport Tuesday afternoon to help on the front lines and give California crews a chance to rest and recuperate.
Three Dead In Fast-Growing Zogg Fire In Shasta CountyMandatory evacuations were ordered in Shasta County on Sunday as firefighters battle the Zogg Fire, Cal Fire said.