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Report: PG&E to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges for Camp Fire

Posted at 5:34 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 08:34:57-04

PG&E will plead guilty to felony involuntary manslaughter charges related to the Camp Fire, according to the Wall Street Journal

The Camp Fire was the deadliest wildfire in state history -- 85 people died in Butte County back in 2018.

PG&E was charged with 84 counts of manslaughter and one count of unlawfully causing a fire. The Wall Street Journal reports -- PG&E disclosed the charges this morning in a regulatory filing.

The utility company is currently going through bankruptcy proceedings.

*Original story by ABC30.