5 Northern California counties suing PG&E over deadly Dixie Fire

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Five Northern California counties are suing PG&E for damage done by the deadly Dixie Fire.

The Dixie Fire broke out in July, and burned more than 963,000 acres.

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Plumas, Butte, Lassen, Shasta, and Tehama counties are suing for damages for lost revenues, increased expenses, and destruction of infrastructure, among other things.

Their lawsuit alleges PG&E equipment caused the fire.

CALFIRE says the cause is still under investigation.

We reached out to PG&E for comment but have not heard back.

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