Plaintiffs firms, some already battling utilities over their possible roles in California’s past rash of deadly wildfires, are preparing to sue Pacific Gas and Electric Co. in the coming days over catastrophic damage caused by the Camp Fire.

The Butte County blaze, which had claimed 29 lives and destroyed 6,453 residences as of Monday morning, is still burning with full containment not expected until the end of the month. But Joe Cotchett said Monday that his firm, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, is “ready to go” to court.