PG&E Charged With Manslaughter For Sparking Zogg Fire That Killed 4A Northern California district attorney announced manslaughter and numerous other charges against Pacific Gas and Electric Friday after its equipment sparked the Zogg Fire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes.
PG&E to Face Criminal Charges Over Deadly Zogg Fire in Shasta CountyPacific Gas & Electric will face criminal charges because its equipment sparked a wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, a Northern California prosecutor announced Thursday.
Cal Fire: Deadly Zogg Wildlife Ignited By Tree Contacting PG&E Transmission LinesThe Zogg wildfire, which roared through the Shasta County communities of Igo and Ono last fall and claimed four lives, was triggered by a tree coming in contact with PG&E transmission lines, Cal Fire officials announced Monday.
Oakland Zoo Takes In More Mountain Lion Kittens Orphaned By Zogg FireThe Oakland Zoo is nursing three mountain lion kittens back to health, after they were rescued from the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Zogg Fire Update: Cal Fire Seizes PG&E Equipment As Part Of Investigation Into Fatal WildfireOfficials with PG&E confirmed on Friday that Cal Fire has taken possession of equipment owned by the utility in connection with an investigation into the cause of the fatal Zogg Fire in Shasta County.
Record Torched: 2020 California Wildfires Have Burned More Than 4 Million AcresWildfires across California have burned "well over" 4 million acres so far this year with about two months remaining in the fire season.
Zogg Fire Update: Two Inmate Firefighters Injured; Blaze Grows To 56,305 Acres, 57 Percent ContainedTwo inmate firefighters from the state prison system were injured late Friday while battling the Zogg Fire in the rugged, rural terrain in Shasta County, Cal Fire officials said.
Zogg Fire Update: Containment Raised To 46% Percent; Some Evacuation Orders LiftedCal Fire officials in Shasta County had some good news about the ongoing Zogg Fire Friday, announcing that crews had raised containment to 46 percent.
Zogg Fire: Orphaned Mountain Lion Cub Suffers Burns, Treated At Oakland ZooA young mountain lion cub is receiving treatment at the Oakland Zoo for severe burns suffered during the Zogg Fire burning in far Northern California, officials said.
Zogg Fire Update: Two Fatal Fire Victims Identified; Containment Increased To 39 PercentAuthorities in Shasta County on Thursday afternoon identified two of the four victims who have died in the Zogg Fire since it started on Sunday.
Zogg Fire Update: Fourth Death Confirmed In Massive NorCal WildfireAuthorities on Wednesday confirmed a fourth person has died in connection with the still-growing Zogg Fire burning in Shasta and Tehama counties.
Zogg Fire Update: Deadly Blaze In Shasta And Tehama Counties Grows To Over 50,000 AcresThe Zogg Fire in Shasta and Tehama counties continued to grow overnight, topping 40,000 acres as of Tuesday morning, according to authorities.
Glass Fire Update: Anxious Calistoga Evacuees Wonder If Homes Will Still Be StandingA mandatory evacuation order was in place with the fear the flames could reach the Calistoga by Monday night. “The scariest part of it is not knowing,” said one resident, hoping his home will still be there in morning.
Wildfires Prompt Gov. Newsom To Declare State Of Emergency In Napa, Sonoma, Shasta CountiesGovernor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Napa, Sonoma and Shasta counties, Monday, and asked President Trump for a major disaster declaration to the wildfires raging across California.
Zogg Fire Update: Three Fatalities Confirmed As Shasta County Wildfire Grows To Over 31,000 AcresThe Zogg Fire in Shasta County continued to rage unabated Monday, exploding to over 31,000 acres in size with three confirmed fatalities, authorities said.