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Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials said they expect to lose more than $1 billion as a result of the Dixie Fire.

The utility has announced that it’s been subpoenaed by the U.S. attorney for documents related to the largest non-complex fire in California history.

Victims from the nearly 1 million-acre Dixie fire still burning in Northern California have sued Pacific Gas & Electric amid suspicions that the utility’s equipment may have sparked the blaze that has reduced more than 1,300 homes to rubble.

Gerald Singleton, an attorney for the victims, estimates that the blaze — the second-largest in California history — has affected thousands, from those who lost multigenerational homes to others whose businesses were destroyed.

As the Dixie Fire continues to burn two months after starting its devastating romp across five California counties, some of the people who’ve lost everything are suing Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Almost two hundred home and business owners say the utility’s equipment sparked this disaster and negligent company behavior made the problem worse.

Gerald Singleton, the managing partner of the law firm helping these families and entrepreneurs, joined Sonseeahary on FOX40 News at 11 a.m.

Singleton Schreiber, which has tangled with PG&E for years over wildfire liability claims, said Wednesday it’s filed a pair of lawsuits against California’s largest utility over damages caused by the Dixie Fire.

Cal Fire is investigating whether the Dixie Fire — already the second-largest fire in California history, as measured by acres — was caused by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. equipment.