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CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
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(Studio: John Berman) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) The investigation in California into the cause of the Camp Fire that may have been caused by the state power company examined; scenes shown of burned homes in Napa; details given of the finding that 17 of 18 fires in 2017 were caused by Pacific Gas & Electric. [Napa resident Norma QUINTANA - describes what happened in the fire that took her house.] [Cal Fire deputy chief James ENGLE†- links the fire to PG&E power lines.] [Baron & Budd attorney John FISKE†- says PG&E caused these utility wildfires; states the companies have to change their practices to prevent these deadly fires.] A lengthy statement from PG&E defending its safety program for wildfires quoted. The review of the fire cases involving the PG&E with civil cases beginning discussed.

Berman, John;
Griffin, Drew

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