SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A preliminary hearing has been paused in the criminal case against Pacific Gas & Electric for the 2019 Kincade Fire that burned in Sonoma County.
The DA and utility are reportedly close to a plea deal in the case.
Hearings will resume Feb 28. if no deal is finalized.
PG&E faces 33 criminal charges for causing the wildfire, which started on Oct. 23 -- burning a total of 77,758 acres, destroying 374 structures and causing four non-life threatening injuries.
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