Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in a criminal probe into what started a Northern California fire that has become the largest in the state this year, the utility said in a regulatory filing Monday.
Californian utility PG&E was sued for causing California’s largest wildfire this year less than two weeks after it told regulators about a power line failure near the time the fire reportedly started in the drought-parched Sierra Nevada foothills east of Sacramento.
A lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Company was recently filed by Singleton Schreiber with the San Francisco Superior Court that alleges the company was responsible for the Mosquito Fire. And, of course, the utility released a statement on Friday deflecting its implied liability. If you have been affected, learn more get more information, or see how you can file a claim on our Mosquito Fire Lawsuit page.
The beleaguered utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. told state regulators Thursday that new leadership at the organization was yielding important changes, making Northern California’s electrical grid safer and less apt to start a wildfire.
Leading national fire litigation firm Singleton Schreiber filed a lawsuit against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) alleging the utility company is responsible for the Mosquito Fire, which was ignited by its poorly maintained utility infrastructure.