The Pocket Fire is one of several fires that burned through Sonoma County and California Wine Country starting on October 8, 2017. If the Pocket Fire has injured you, damaged your property, taken your home, or killed a loved one, come to the North Bay Fires Consortium for a free legal consultation. An attorney can help you with insurance claims and other means of recovery after fire-related damage in California.
About the Pocket Fire
The cause of the Pocket Fire, along with the other Wine Country conflagrations, is under investigation. So far, investigators have named PG&E as an entity of interest after reports of the utility company’s power components potentially contributing to the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties. If this is the case, fire victims may be able to file individual claims and/or join a class action against the company in pursuit of damage recovery. Here are the latest facts on the Pocket Fire:
- The Pocket Fire began off of Pocket Ranch Road and Ridge Ranch Road in Geyserville. The fire started around 3:30 a.m. on October 9th. It burned 17,357 acres in Sonoma County.
- Several businesses in Sonoma County remain closed. For a full list, visit the county website.
- Combined with the Nuns and Tubbs Fires, the three fires have scorched 110,720 acres, destroyed 6,768 structures, damaged 476 others, and killed 23 civilians.
Call the Sonoma County Fire Information Line at (707) 565-3856 for more information. Facts will change as firefighters continue to work on the conflagration and know more about the amount of damage from the Pocket Fire. Sonoma County is working hard to pick up the pieces, help returning residents, and put the region back together. Many businesses have already reopened their doors. Check the county’s website for the latest news.
Get an Attorney’s Help
If you or a loved one has suffered damages such as burn injuries, smoke inhalation injuries, property damage, loss of home, or loss of loved ones in the Pocket Fire, come to the lawyers at the North Bay Fires Consortium. Five prominent law firms have pooled their resources in the Consortium for the benefit of wildfire victims. Experienced lawyers are available to walk fire victims through the next steps after such a devastating event. Talking to a lawyer can help you sort through insurance claims and explore your opportunities for a possible personal injury/wrongful death claim in the future. Call now to schedule a free consultation.