A firefighter walks near a burning house in Santa Rosa in October 2017. PG&E reported a $984 million loss because of wildfire losses.
A firefighter walks near a burning house in Santa Rosa in October 2017. PG&E reported a $984 million loss because of wildfire losses. Jeff Chiu AP
A firefighter walks near a burning house in Santa Rosa in October 2017. PG&E reported a $984 million loss because of wildfire losses. Jeff Chiu AP

The ‘new normal’ on wildfires isn’t reason enough to give utilities a free pass

July 19, 2018 12:00 PM