Portland's Pacific Power utility sued over devastating wildfire in Oregon
Story by by SOURAV D - Story Source
In point of fact, the lawsuit that accused PacifiCorp and Pacific Power utility behind a havoc-scale exacerbation of wildfires in Oregon and California, had been filed in the Multnomah County Circuit Court, while the court named a couple Jeanyne James and Robin Colbert as the lead plaintiffs of the class action lawsuit.
James and Colbert, hailing from a small community at Lyons, had lost their homes, cars and garage to an Oregon wildfire that had burned down many canyons last month, a local newspaper OregonLive had reported earlier on the day.
Notably, while the wildfire in the case has been one of multiple fires that burned down parts of US state of California and Portland last month, the lawsuit also claimed that PacifiCorp did not shut down their power lines despite heavy winds which eventually had torn down their energized power lines that later led to a number of massive, destructive and lethal fires racing through the canyons and destroying millions of acres of farmland, structures, businesses and schools.
Nonetheless, as an inevitable aftermath of the class action lawsuit filed by three Pacific Northeast law firms, a spokesman for PacifiCorp Drew Hanson was quoted saying late on the day that the company would not comment on...