PG&E to file for bankruptcy protection

Filing expected to happen by end of month; company claims service will remain same

This photo is from the 2017 Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County and shows PG&E crews working to restore power even as the fire was still burning. Massive wildfires, and liabilities, in California has forced the utility to file for bankruptcy. Photo by Nicole W. Little

Facing the possibility of billions of dollars in liabilities, Pacific Gas & Electric will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company announced on Monday.

The bankruptcy filing notice was with the Securities a...

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