PG&E says power line that started Camp Fire still a potential hazard even though it's off

San Francisco Chronicle: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s power line that started the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history could still be hazardous even though it has been shut down since late 2018, the company told a federal judge Friday.

PG&E attorneys said in a court filing that the Caribou-Palermo transmission line in Butte County, which was permanently turned off after it ignited the historic Camp Fire in November 2018, still poses a “potential residual public safety risk” that the company is scrambling to eliminate.

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