Monthly Archives: January 2019

PG&E Cleared of Liability for October 2017 Tubbs Fire, Making More Assets Available to Compensate Camp Fire Victims

Over a year after the October 2017 Tubbs Fire broke out in Calistoga, CA, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has determined the cause of the fire to have been due to electrical equipment located on private property—and not equipment owned by Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E). In stark contrast …. Read More

New Camp Fire Disaster Recovery Center Opens as Deadline for Residents to Apply for Federal Assistance Approaches

Survivors of the November 2018 Camp Fire in Paradise, CA have ONLY TWO DAYS left to apply for federal assistance to aid them in rebuilding their lives after the deadliest fire in the state’s history. This Thursday, January 31, 2019, is the deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and submit a …. Read More

Camp Fire: Investigation Into PG&E’s Role in Deadliest Wildfire in California History

During November 2018, the Camp Fire burned through more than 153,000 acres in Northern California. It became the deadliest and most devastating fire in California’s history. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) incident report, 86 civilians died in the Camp Fire. In addition, nearly 14,000 residences and 5,000 commercial and other buildings …. Read More