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PG&E Wildfire Assistance Program distributes first checks to wildfire victims

Some wildfire victims are now receiving checks from PG&E's wildfire assistance program.

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 4:49 PM

CALIFORNIA - Payments from PG&E Wildfire Assistance Program have begun to be delivered to people displaced by the Camp Fire and the 2017 Northern California wildfires.

PG&E is providing $105 million for this fund from the company's cash reserves.

Applicants can request support for basic unmet needs which provides $5,000 for everything from water, food, and prescriptions to personal hygiene items.

People can also qualify for payments for supplemental needs. Final payments are expected to be made by the end of March 2020. To date, approximately 4,500 claims have been filed.

To file a claim, CLICK HERE. The deadline is Nov. 15, 2019. 

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