PG&E: Inverse Condemnation and the Wind

Map from SF Chronicle detailing Fire Shortly after the Wine Country Fires raged across the Napa and Sonoma Counties, destroying life and property in the Atlas Peak Fire, Tubbs Fire, Nuns Fire and Patrick Fire, PG&E spokesman threw out the claim that winds were “hurricane strength winds in excess of 75mph in some [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Catastrophic Accidents|Comments Off on PG&E: Inverse Condemnation and the Wind

Looking for a Cause of the Deadly Wine Country Fires

PG&E President Geisha Williams has carefully staked out PG&E’s position that while no one knows the cause of the Wine Country Fires, extreme winds are a likely cause. Wind alone should not start a fire.  Even with extreme winds, PG&E has to be aware that winds can be extreme and knock down trees, knock trees [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Catastrophic Accidents|Comments Off on Looking for a Cause of the Deadly Wine Country Fires

Wine Country Fires Destroy Homes, Families, and Dreams

As the fires spread all over Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino, uncertainty and anxiety followed by horror or elation gripped many. As the fires spread many fled for their lives. Parents grabbed children, jumped into vehicles, and outraced flames to safety. Others were less fortunate and never made it out of their homes. Many were evacuated [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wine Country Fires Destroy Homes, Families, and Dreams