On May 17, 2016, an explosion occurred in the Dickinsfield neighbourhood of Fort McMurray. The explosion occurred after ATCO Gas and Pipeline Ltd. (ATCO) restored natural gas service to the area, following the Fort McMurray wildfires.

Fort McMurray Explosion Class Action against ATCO Gas and Pipeline Ltd.


On May 23, 2019, a Certification Order was granted by the Court, certifying the action as a class action. This is an important procedural step in the litigation. 

If you or your family members were affected by the explosion in Fort McMurray, contact us today to discuss your options and to be sure you understand your legal rights.

ATCO Filed Certification Order

ATCO Amended Statement of Claim

ATCO Publication Notice


Serving Albertans for over 30 years, we have resolved claims for all types of accident injuries. Our vast knowledge and experience allows us to personalize our care and provide extensive guidance and reassurance that you are receiving the best legal representation possible. You can trust you will receive the assistance and support you need to be able to focus on your recovery during this challenging time.


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With over 250 years of combined experience, our team at James H. Brown and Associates possesses the expertise and knowledge required to handle a wide range of accident cases with confidence and skill.


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We recognize that each case is unique and demands personalized attention to achieve the best results for our clients. We take the time to listen to your individual story and offer tailored solutions that address your specific needs.


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Our attorneys are deeply committed to assisting our clients in pursuing fair compensation and securing the settlements they deserve for accident-related matters. No matter the circumstances, we will be there beside you, providing compassionate guidance and always prioritizing your best interests.


Contact us today if you believe that you are a member of a class of individuals who have been wronged by the negligence or wrongdoing of a company or other legal entity. Our class action team is ready to review your evidence and help you attain justice.