PG&E to Face Manslaughter Charges Over 2020 Wildfire

A California prosecutor filed criminal charges including manslaughter against PG&E Corp. for its role in igniting a wildfire that killed four people last year.

Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett said Friday that her office had filed 11 felony and 20 misdemeanor counts, including four counts of involuntary manslaughter, against the company related to the Zogg Fire.