Investigation Into the Northern California Wine Country Fire Origins

Investigation Into the Northern California Wine Country Fire Origins

Lieff Cabraser is investigating the origins of the October 2017 Northern California Wine Country fires across Napa, Sonoma, and Lake Counties, including the possible involvement of PG&E. Amid reports of emergency calls regarding downed power lines and exploding transformers around the time the fires were starting, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that California fire officials are looking into whether PG&E electric lines and power poles played a role in causing the fires. The paper further noted that power lines and poles “have triggered some of the most destructive fires in modern California history.” [Read more…]