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PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history

The wind-driven blaze, dubbed the Camp Fire, erupted in the drought-parched Sierra foothills 175 miles north of San Francisco in November 2018 and raced with little warning through the town of Paradise, incinerating much of that community......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2019

Trump OKs disaster aid as death toll rises to 42 in Northern California wildfire

The death toll in a Northern California wildfire rose to at least 42, officials said Monday night, making it the deadliest such blaze in state history. An addi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 12th, 2018

Northern California Wildfire: 42 Killed, Now Deadliest in Golden State History

Nor.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: ‘Complete devastation’ as California fire death toll rises to 44, hundreds missing

Forty-two people have died in the 117,000-acre Camp Fire raging in Northern California’s Butte County and hundreds are missing, the sheriff said Monday, making it the deadliest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Paradise lost: Inside California"s camp fire

"60 Minutes" reveals what firefighters saw as the deadliest wildfire in California history destroyed the town of Paradise. Bill Whitaker reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 3rd, 2018

PG&E files for bankruptcy as California wildfire liabilities loom

PG&E Corp, owner of the largest U.S. power utility, filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday in anticipation of liabilities in excess of $30 billion from the deadliest wildfires in California's history......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

PG&E delayed key power line safety overhaul, filings show; shares slip

Shares of PG&E Corp fell about 3 percent after federal filings showed that the power utility had delayed a safety overhaul of a high-voltage transmission line, a prime suspect behind the deadliest wildfire in California history......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2019

PG&E seeks court approval to create $105 million fund for wildfire victims

San Francisco-based PG&E said in bankruptcy court documents Wednesday that it wants to establish a $105 million fund to help house victims of the 2017 and 2018 California wildfires that were blamed on the bankrupt utility. The proposed fund, which would .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 1st, 2019

PG&E seeks U.S. court approval for $105 million fund to help wildfire victims

PG&E Corp on Wednesday sought court approval for a $105 million fund to help house victims of the wildfires blamed on the bankrupt California power provider......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Ominous "Fire Cloud" Looms Over California Hellscape As Exhausted Firefighters Battle Fatigue

As California battles its 7th most destructive wildfire in state history, Mendocino County resident Dylan Duarte captured a giant mushroom cloud rising above hills in the distance.  #RanchFire #RiverFire #Mendoc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 31st, 2018

The Carr fire — one of the most destructive in California history — has now killed 7 people, and it"s still spreading

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Carr wildfire in California is one of the most destructive in state history. It has now killed seven people, and continues to spread. The Carr fire is one of three currently burning hundreds of thousands of acres in Californ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2018

An out-of-control wildfire in California is now the 2nd largest in the state"s history — see photos from the scene

REUTERS/Fred Greaves/File Photo Cali.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2018

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2018

Mendocino Complex wildfire now the largest in California history

The Mendocino Complex fire continued to grow Monday, becoming the largest wildfire in recorded California history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

10 Haunting Photos As California"s Largest Wildfire Ever Spirals Out Of Control

On Monday, the twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 7th, 2018

As California firefighters battled the state"s largest wildfire, Verizon throttled their data

A Northern California fire department says Verizon slowed its wireless data speeds to a crawl last month, rendering some of its high-tech tracking equipment almost useless as firefighters battled the largest wildfire in state history......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 22nd, 2018

Verizon lifts all speed restrictions for first responders after throttling Calif. firefighters

The move comes after Verizon slowed internet service to firefighters as they battled the largest wildfire in California history earlie.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 24th, 2018

Verizon lifts data restrictions for first responders after throttling Calif. firefighters

The move comes after Verizon slowed internet service to firefighters as they battled the largest wildfire in California history earlie.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 24th, 2018

Verizon makes changes as lawmakers decry firefighters" woes

A nationwide telecommunications company that slowed internet service to firefighters as they battled the largest wildfire in California history says it has removed all speed cap restrictions for fir.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 24th, 2018

Drones offer help from above in the battle against California"s fires

These eyes in the sky may become firefighters' best tools for combating one of the worst wildfire seasons in state history......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2018

New wildfire tears through drought-stricken forest as California reels from its biggest fire in state history

AP Photo/Noah Berger The Delta Fire in Northe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 8th, 2018