Family sues PG&E over Zogg Fire desctruction

Utility Fatal Wildfire
Posted at 8:52 AM, Oct 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-23 11:53:25-04

A legal complaint has been filed against Pacific Gas and Electric blaming the company for starting the Zogg Fire in Shasta County.

The family filing the claim is blaming PG&E for property damage and personal injuries. The family claims their lives were in jeopardy forcing them to leave their home.

The Zogg Fire has covered more than 56,000 acres and has led to fourth deaths.

PG&E has not yet responded to the claim.


Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate.

Emergency Supply Kit Checklist:

  • Face masks or coverings
  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person
  • Map marked with at least two evacuation routes
  • Prescriptions or special medications
  • Change of clothing
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.)
  • Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:

  • Easily carried valuables
  • Family photos and other irreplaceable items
  • Personal computer information on hard drives and disks
  • Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

Always keep a sturdy pair of shoes and a flashlight near your bed and handy in case of a sudden evacuation at night.