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PG&E Charged with Manslaughter over 2020 Zogg Fire as Wildfires Rage in California

HeadlineSep 27, 2021

In California, firefighters continue to battle multiple wildfires. Police arrested a woman suspected of arson in the Fawn Fire, which erupted in Shasta County last week and led to thousands of evacuations. In the Sierra Nevada mountains, the KNP Complex Fire is still raging in Sequoia National Park and has blazed through some 45,000 acres. It was just 8% contained as of Sunday. In related news, California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric was charged with manslaughter over last year’s Zogg Fire, which killed four people.

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