Insurance claims from California wildfires at $9 billion and rising

Business Dec 13, 2018

Insurance claims from California wildfires at $9 billion and rising

Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that destroyed the Northern California city of Paradise and killed at least 86 ...

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

World Nov 21, 2018

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain, mudslides

Heavy rains were due to create new problems for residents of Northern California late on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides in an area where people left homeless by the state's deadliest wildfire remain huddled in parking lot encampments. State and federal officials warned people ...

Three fast-moving California blazes cause thousands to flee

World Nov 9, 2018

Three fast-moving California blazes cause thousands to flee

Three fast-moving wildfires burned in California on Friday morning, including one that spurred the evacuation of 75,000 homes near a city that was still reeling from a mass shooting. Voluntary evacuations of 75,000 homes were called for because of the Woolsey Fire that included parts ...