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Feb 15th New Deadline to File for Camp Fire Assistance

Victims of the Camp Fire that blazed through Butte County in November 2018 have another two weeks to file with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. The original January 31, 2019 deadline has been extended to allow survivors more time to register to help rebuild their lives after the fire. According to …. Read More

Bankruptcy Court Holds Hearing Regarding PG&E Camp Fire Cases

Shortly after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) filed for bankruptcy on January 29, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California held a hearing to discuss scheduling of PG&E’s bankruptcy proceedings, as well as issues concerning the November 2018 Camp Fire. Many cases have been filed accusing the utility company of starting the …. Read More

“Rebuilding Paradise” Camp Fire Documentary Slated to Begin Filming

Just months after the November 2018 Camp Fire in Paradise, California, actor/filmmaker Ron Howard is leading efforts to create a documentary film recounting the most destructive fire in California’s history.  National Geographic Documentary Films commissioned “Rebuilding Paradise,” which will follow Paradise residents displaced by the fire that killed 86 people and destroyed over 19,000 homes …. Read More

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