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power line being repaired after wildfire. Destruction following Camp Fire in Paradise, California, on Nov. 13. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The implications are unsettling: 15 minutes before a fire was reported among the trees north of Sacramento — the spark that would explode into the deadliest blaze in California history — a PG&E power line in the area went offline.

A week later, at least 56 people have been found dead — and PG&E Corp. is facing its gravest crisis yet over whether its equipment has ignited another devastating wildfire.

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