The energy holding company owns the utility Pacific Gas & Electric, which supplies energy to Northern and Central California.
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The fire, which killed 22 people, was caused by "a private electrical system adjacent to a residential structure."
Many didn’t pay enough attention until the company was on the brink of bankruptcy.
Geisha Williams made history in 2017, but her company has run headlong into a massive crisis.
Damages to PGE from the fire could total $20 billion, while those for Edison could reach $5 billion, analysts say.