Pacific Gas and Electric Co. moved Tuesday to assure victims of the San Bruno natural gas pipeline explosion that it did not intend to argue in court that they were to blame for losses they suffered in the disaster.

The company amended a filing it made last week in a case involving more than 100 lawsuits seeking damages as a result of the Sept. 9 blast, which killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes. In a statement, the company said it wanted to be "crystal clear that no one at PG&E would suggest that the plaintiffs or residents of San Bruno impacted by this accident are somehow at fault for the tragedy."

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