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Devastation left in the wake of a 2018 fire, started by PG&E equipment.
photo credit: (Credit: Marc Albert/KRCB)
A preliminary hearing in a trial assessing utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric's culpability in the 2019 Kincade Fire was rescheduled to next month. Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Mark Urioste told attorneys for both the county and PG&E that this would be the final extension.
The case, which is seeking restitution based on findings that PG&E's equipment sparked the massive blaze has been rescheduled twice before as lawyers for Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch and the utility engage in negotiations to possibly settle the case out of court.
Urioste set a new preliminary hearing date of April 11th.
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