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Forest Service launches criminal probe into Mosquito Fire; seizes PG&E equipment

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The Mosquito Fire has scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) and is 85% contained. PG&E is cooperating with the U.S. Forest Service investigation, which has yet to determine what caused the blaze.PG&E equipment has been blamed for several of California's deadliest wildfires.
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Forest Service launches criminal probe into Mosquito Fire; seizes PG&E equipment

Californian utility PG&E Corp said on Monday it was cooperating with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) after the federal agency started a criminal investigation into the U.S. state's largest wildfire this year. The Mosquito Fire has scorched 76,781 acres (31,072 hectares) as of Sept. 25. It has forced at least 11,000 people to evacuate from Foresthill, Volcanoville, Georgetown and other

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Forest service seizes PG&E equipment as part of fire probe

Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in their probe into the cause of a Northern California fire that

2 months ago·United States
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Federal investigators seize PG&E equipment in Mosquito Fire probe

Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in a criminal probe into what started a Northern California fire that has become the largest in the state this year.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Forest service seizes PG&E equipment as part of fire probe

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in their probe into the cause of a Northern California fire that has become the largest in the state this year. The utility said Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the U.S. Forest Service is conducting a criminal investigation into…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Forest service seizes PG&E equipment as part of fire probe

By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in their probe into the cause of a Northern California fire that has become the largest in the state this year. The utility said Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the U.S. Forest Service is conducting a criminal investigation into…

2 months ago·Panama City, United States
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Forest service seizes PG&E equipment as part of fire probe

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal investigators have taken possession of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. utility transmission pole and attached equipment in a criminal probe into what started a Northern California fire that has become the largest in the state this year, the utility said in a regulatory filing Monday.U.S. Forest Service officials indicated to PG&E that an initial assessment showed the Mosquito Fire started near one of its power lines o…

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
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