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PG&E Equipment Tied to Northern California’s Cascade Fire (1)

Oct. 9, 2018, 7:38 PMUpdated: Oct. 9, 2018, 9:22 PM

PG&E Corp.-owned equipment caused the Cascade fire in Northern California last year, state investigators determined.

Sagging power lines were the ignition source of the blaze, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, called Cal Fire, said in a statement.

The Cascade fire—part of a complex of blazes in the northern part of the state last October—destroyed 264 structures and killed four people. Cal Fire said it didn’t find public resources code violations and sent its report to the Yuba County district attorney.

PG&E said in statement it will review the report.

Separately, Cal Fire and ...