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Southern California Edison power lines sparked deadly Thomas fire, investigators find

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Wed, 03/13/2019 - 9:13pm

Investigators have determined that Southern California Edison power lines ignited the 2017 Thomas fire, a massive blaze in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties that killed two people and later gave rise to a massive mudflow that resulted in at least 21 deaths.

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California fires bring upheaval to utilities as they face massive liabilities

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Sun, 11/18/2018 - 2:54pm

The worst fires in recorded California history promise to reshape the state’s utilities as Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison face billions of dollars in potential liabilities and growing calls to overhaul their systems to better prevent wildfires.