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The Latest: PG&E line suspected in fire had issues in 2012

Nov 20, 2018 - Associated Press

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):

10:50 a.m.

A transmission line that utility Pacific Gas & Electric Company says malfunctioned minutes before Northern California's deadly wildfire was supported by steel towers that toppled over in a fierce 2012 storm.

The Mercury News of San Jose reported Tuesday that trouble on PG&E's 115,000-volt Caribou Palermo line date to December 2012, when five towers toppled.

PG&E proposed replacing six ...