Today Cal Fire issued a news release. Cal Fire investigators determine the cause of the destructive Butte Fire was the PG&E power line. Cal Fire will file a lawsuit against PG&E to recover over $90 million for firefighting costs.
Property owners and renters in the Butte Fire area are working with attorneys to calculate the damages to their property. Potential damages include: loss of use, loss of enjoyment, loss of value, and destruction of homes, trees and fences. More victims of the Butte Fire join the lawsuits every day.