Cascade Fire

If you live in or near Yuba County, odds are the recent Cascade Fire (Wind Complex) affected you in some way. You may have lost your home, suffered burn injuries, have lingering problems from smoke inhalation, or have a lot of damaged property you’re dealing with, on top of bills and missed time at work. In the midst of the great devastation after a major wildfire, seek help from an attorney. The North Bay Fires Consortium is a partnership between five California law firms, formed to help wildfire victims recover.

Facts About the Cascade Fire

  • The Cascade Fire started on October 8, 2017, at 11:03 p.m.
  • The fire began north of Collins Lake, at Cascade Way and Marysville Road.
  • The Cascade Fire affected Cascade and LaPorte, from Loma Rica to Stanfield Hill from west to east. View a map of the fire.
  • Firefighters announced 100% containment of the Cascade Fire on October 18th at 6:17 p.m.
  • The fire burned 9,989 acres in Yuba County.
  • The Cascade Fire killed four people: Sandra Lou Picciano (77), David Patrick Culp (76), Stanley Albert Coolidge (78), and Roseann Hannah (53).
  • There are no outstanding missing person reports from the Cascade Fire.
  • Mandatory road closures and evacuations occurred throughout the county.
  • The Cascade and LaPorte Fires left about 1,300 people without power.
  • Anyone needing more information in Yuba County can call (530) 749-7520.

How Can the North Bay Fires Consortium Help?

The Cascade Fire and other fires in Wine Country communities have left thousands of people dealing with personal injuries and major property damage. If this sounds like you, take heart. You’re not alone on the road to recovery. There are dozens of experienced attorneys here to safeguard your rights and protect your best interests in the aftermath of a serious disaster. The North Bay Fires Consortium can provide assistance with things such as:

  • Finding resources within your community for fire victims
  • Personal injury and wrongful death claims
  • Assistance with burn injuries and smoke-inhalation injuries
  • Fire-related home, vehicle, and business insurance claims
  • Financial recovery after a fire
  • Holding the person/company that started the fire accountable
  • Consumer class actions

The five firms involved in the Consortium are Panish Shea & Boyle LLP (Los Angeles); Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora, LLP (Santa Rosa); Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy (Burlingame); Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger (San Francisco); and Abbey, Weitenberg, Warren & Emery (Santa Rosa). Each firm is different, but all are highly successful and put the needs of their clients first. Together, these firms have won hundreds of millions of dollars for fire victims. You could be next.

Schedule a Free Consultation Today

Many residents and business owners have lost their homes and livelihoods as a result of the Cascade Fire. If this is your situation, the Consortium’s attorneys can meet you at a location that serves you best in your time of need. Initial consultations are completely free, confidential, and come at no obligation to retain a firm. The North Bay Fires Consortium’s main goal is to assist those in need after devastating wildfires. Call today to find out how the Consortium may be able to help you.


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