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California Utility Prepares To Face Fines Over State's Deadly Wildfires04:18
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California fire investigators have found the state's largest utility was at fault for two of the most destructive wildfires that swept through Northern California last year.

The investigators still haven't said what caused the biggest and deadliest of the blazes. But the utility PG&E has already set aside $2.5 billion this quarter alone to prepare for the possibility that it could face billions more in fines.

Marisa Lagos (@mlagos) from KQED reports.

This segment aired on June 29, 2018.

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