TOMORROW: Officials to Recognize 5-Year Anniversary of the Camp Fire

Coalition Gathers at the State Capitol to Share Recovery Status & Offer Appreciation

SACRAMENTO – Elected officials, non-profit representatives and others will gather on the steps of the State Capitol on Thursday to reflect on the 5-year anniversary of the 2018 Camp Fire. Speakers at the event will provide an overview of the recovery efforts and discuss remaining challenges in Butte County and the Town of Paradise. The coalition will also recognize individuals who played a key role in the recovery process. 

The Camp Fire started on Thursday, November 8, 2018. It was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. 


Greg Bolin, Mayor, Town of Paradise 

Doug Teeter, Butte County Supervisor

Megan Kurtz, Chair, Camp Fire Collaborative

Jen Goodlin, Executive Director, Rebuild Paradise Foundation

Tom Taylor, Superintendent, Paradise Unified School District

David McCready, Assistant Superintendent, Paradise Unified School District

Other Members of the Paradise Community

James Gallagher, Assemblymember

Megan Dahle, Assemblymember 

Fiona Ma, California State Treasurer

Cathy Yanni, Trustee of the Fire Victim Trust

Jim Nielsen, State Senator (ret.)

Christopher Nielsen, Capitol Director, Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire


Camp Fire 5-Year Anniversary Event


State Capitol, West Steps


Thursday, November 2nd

10:30am Coalition Gathers

11:00am Press Conference