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San Diego wildfire settlement reached

October 30, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
A multi-million dollar settlement was reached regarding the 2007 San Diego County wildfires.San Diego Gas and Electric will pay the state more than $14 million for investigations into the Witch Creek Fire and two other fires that killed two people and destroyed over 1,300 homes.

Investigators determined that conductor failures started all three wind-whipped fires.

State officials say the utility failed to cooperate with their investigation as required by law.


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