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CalFire: PG&E lines, dry vegetation caused Camp Fire, the deadliest fire in California history

And more fires are on the way.

New wildfires coming to Northern California, warns fire agency

National Interagency Fire Center warns that explosive grass growth has primed the Bay Area for burns.

North Bay population plummets after wildfires

Sonoma, Napa counties lose years of population growth.

How SF will respond the next time toxic air hits

"There are not sufficient data to support the benefit of prolonged use of N95 respirators."

PG&E says it’s ‘probable’ it caused deadly NorCal fire

"These circumstances raise substantial doubt about PG&E Corporation’s and the Utility’s ability to continue."

Federal judge torches PG&E fire record

"What do we do? Does the judge just turn a blind eye and say, ‘PG&E continue your business as usual. Kill more people.’"

Lawmakers want to block PG&E bailout, seize power infrastructure

SF Supervisor Aaron Peskin demands state senate repeal 2017 bill favoring bankrupt utility.

PG&E officially files for bankruptcy

Company promises lights, gas will stay on despite insolvency.

PG&E says federal penalties could quintuple customer rates

Embattled utility claims judge’s order is impossible to fulfill, could cost $150 billion.

PG&E not to blame for 2017 Santa Rosa fire, says state report

Private equipment in Calistoga most likely culprit.

PG&E says it will declare bankruptcy; CEO resigns

Embattled company may sell its downtown San Francisco headquarters as well.

Company mired in Hunters Point Shipyard scandal gets major fire cleanup contract

Tetra Tech, responsible for questionable radiation testing in Hunters Point, nabbed a record-breaking deal on the Camp Fire.

Judge’s order strives to reduce the number of fires caused by PG&E

"PG&E may not take into account the inconvenience to customers or its revenues and profits" over safety, says federal judge.

Trump threatens to ax funding for California wildfire relief

Poor "forest management" blamed for burns even though most California forests are federally controlled.

PG&E possibly exploring bankruptcy

Utility is facing potentially billions of dollars in liability for recent wildfires.

PG&E says it started 18 wildfires since 2017

But the troubled utility’s lawyers kept the question of criminal liability murky.

PG&E could face criminal charges for Camp Fire

Secretary of State says potential prosecution hinges on utility’s "degree of recklessness."

Things you can do today to prepare for the next Bay Area wildfire

These steps—from adding fire-resistant plants to signing up for evacuation alerts—will help you better plan for the next fire.

Evacuations finally lifted in California’s worst fire

Five weeks after beginning of Camp Fire, Paradise residents who still have homes return.

PG&E reports damaged equipment, downed line near start of Camp Fire

Power line went down just 15 minutes before beginning of burn.

Activists read aloud names of Camp Fire victims in the lobby of SF PG&E building

85 people died during California’s deadliest wildfire.

Three people still missing in Camp Fire [Updated]

DNA testing revealed error in identifying remains.

PG&E sued over Camp Fire yet again

Butte County residents allege downed wires sparked deadly blaze.

More than 150 still missing in Camp Fire as search continues [Updated]

Death toll now sits at 88.

Federal judge orders PG&E to answer for deadly Camp Fire

Utility company must "provide an accurate and complete statement of the role, if any, of PG&E in causing and reporting the recent Camp Fire," says judge.

How the Camp Fire stacks up against Northern California’s most destructive wildfires

A look at some of NorCal’s worst blazes.

San Francisco skies finally clear again

For now.

Camp Fire fully contained [Updated]

But some of the hardest work remains to be done

Terrible SF air starts to clear

Take a deep breath.

Flash-flood watch issued for Camp Fire region: Residents urged to watch for evacuation orders

Predicted rainfall could cause debris flows.

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California state wildfire map [Updated]

Outside of Butte County, NorCal flames are burning fairly low.

Air quality still ‘unhealthy’ for San Francisco—but getting better

Smoke and haze should start to dissipate by Wednesday.

How to help Northern California fire victims

A small contribution can go a long way.

How to offer fire victims temporary housing on Airbnb

Tens of thousands of people left homeless after more than 11,000 homes were destroyed.

Number of homes destroyed by Camp Fire swells to more than 11,000

The number is expected to grow.

Bay Area air worse again Monday

Rain later this week may bring relief.

Camp Fire death toll surpasses Loma Prieta earthquake

More than 1,000 still missing.

Bay Area schools remain closed due to poor air quality

Many classes canceled until after the holiday weekend.

San Francisco air quality still ‘unhealthy’

Air isn’t expected to get better until at least late Tuesday.