September 22, 2021

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Most fire victims are still waiting to be paid by PG&E’s Fire Victim Fund, investigation finds

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As the Dixie fire ravages northern California, Pacific Gas and Electric has admitted that its equipment could have sparked it. The utility company has sparked fires before, including the deadly Camp fire in 2018. As it emerged from bankruptcy last year, PG&E set up a million dollar trust for survivors. But an investigation reveals that the payout has been slow. Lily Jamali, reporter with NPR, and co-host and correspondent for the California Reporter joins.

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