PG&E enters billion-dollar settlement after fatal fire

Evidence shows that power cables caused the Californian wildfire, dubbed Camp Fire, that killed 85 people in the town of Paradise.
Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP / AFP
Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP / AFP

Californian utility Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has entered a settlement deal worth USD 1.7 billion with state authorities in recognition of its role in a series of devastating forest fires in 2017 and 2018 that killed more than 100 people.

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