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Cal Fire Sues Utility to Recoup Tenaja Fire Costs

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has filed suit against Southern California Edison to recoup its costs in battling the Tenaja fire in 2019. The fire burned approximately 1,939 acres in Murrieta, California.

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Cal Fire Sues Property Owner To Recoup $25 Million in Costs

Cal Fire is suing a property owner and two caretakers in hopes of recouping over $25 million in costs associated with fighting the Mountain Fire back in July, 2013. The fire burned over 27,000 acres, destroyed 23 structures, and required 260 engines, 20 helicopters, 12 fix wing aircraft, and 3500 firefighters before being brought under control.

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