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Officials: Camp Fire, deadliest in California history, was caused by PG&E electrical transmission lines

Jeff Daniels

Cal Fire says the catastrophic Camp Fire in November 2018 was caused by electrical transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric. The state agency says it conducted "a very meticulous and thorough investigation" of the Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history, which resulted in 85 civilian fatalities. PG&E could potentially face criminal charges from the 2018 blaze.