In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. Legislation that would prohibit PG&E from taking a tax writeoff on a $1.6 billion penalty related to the blaze failed Thursday in the state Senate.
In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. Legislation that would prohibit PG&E from taking a tax writeoff on a $1.6 billion penalty related to the blaze failed Thursday in the state Senate. Michael Sah AP
In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. Legislation that would prohibit PG&E from taking a tax writeoff on a $1.6 billion penalty related to the blaze failed Thursday in the state Senate. Michael Sah AP