Deadline to file a PG&E claim is Monday

California
Pacific Gas and Electric helmet PG&E-159532.jpg03857005

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — If you’re one of the thousands of wildfire victims in the state, Monday is the deadline for you to file a claim against Pacific Gas & Electric.

A federal bankruptcy judge set the deadline of October 21.

If you are a victim of the Camp Fire or any other wildfire that happened before PG&E filed for bankruptcy, you have until Monday to file a claim.

PG&E filed for bankruptcy about nine months ago on Jan. 29.

PG&E calls the deadline a key milestone in its efforts to complete the restructuring process and compensate wildfire victims as quickly as possible.

Governor Gavin Newsom wants PG&E to make big changes so devastation like this doesn’t happen again.

“We have to make sure PG&E does the improvements, the safety improvements, upgrading their equipment, which will take years, but we’ve got to keep them on pace — Hold them accountable to their commitments, and make sure that they get out of bankruptcy, in a way that allows for investments to continue well past the June 30th deadline to pull them out.”

Governor Gavin Newsom

All claims must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday.

If you need to file a claim, click here for more information.

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don’t Miss

Join the Pro Football Challenge
Sunday Morning Matters
MedWatch Today
Hispanic Heritage
Bulldog Insider: The Podcast
The Valley's Armenia
Pros Who Know

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact Investigative Reporter Erik Rosales and let him be

On Your Side.

Email erikrosales@cbsfresno.com

Images from Armenia

Small patients in Armenia
Yerevan by night.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers.
Dr. Jeff Thomas delivers in Gyumri.
Doctors unpack medical supplies from The Central Valley.
Fresno Medical Mission at work.
Medical Supplies being unloaded.
Fresno Medical Mission at the ready.
KSEE24 crew witnesses the miracle of life in Gyumri, Armenia.
Life saving work of Central Valley surgeons in Armenia.
Ribbon cutting on new surgical center in Ashtarak Armenia. Fresno donors made this dream come true.
KSEE24 on assignment with the Fresno Medical Mission
Honorary Consulate to Armenia Berj Apkarian explains the crisis facing one hospital.
KSEE24's Stefani Booroojian and Kevin Mahan at the meeting with President Bako Sahakyan.
Medical Meeting in Artsakh.
The President of Artsakh meets with the Fresno Medical Mission.
Learning modern medicine techniques with the Fresno Medical Mission in surgery.
Leaning in for a look. Dr. Brien Tonkinson holds class and helps a patient in Armenia.
Fresno Medical Mission cares on one of the smallest patients in the region. Six-year old Yanna receives life-changing better breathing surgery.