Carr fire News

Deadly California ‘Firenado’ Explained in New Study

A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer’s deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the atmosphere, according to a study announced …

California Insurance Commissioner Wants Inventory Requirements Eased for 2018 Wildfire Survivors

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones wants insurers to assist wildfire survivors by voluntarily easing detailed personal property home inventory requirements and to follow the lead of other insurers providing at least 75 percent and up to 100 percent of contents …

July’s Droughts, Wildfires, Floods Caused Billions in Global Economic Losses: Aon

Many countries across the globe saw worsening in drought-related and wildfire conditions during July, which have led to hundreds of deaths and created a significant financial impact – particularly in the agriculture, forestry, water management and fisheries industries. This was …

Largest Wildfire in California History Continues to Grow

Twin fires in Northern California being treated as one became the largest wildfire in state history, destroying 443 square miles. The Mendocino Complex fire north of San Francisco was still growing this week as it broke the record set eight …

Carr Fire Losses May Reach $1.5B in Likely Another Destructive Season for California

California’s Carr wildfire has the potential to yield losses of up to $1.5 billion, according to a Moody’s report issued on Thursday. The fire has ravaged parts of Shasta County in or near Redding in the Northern part of the …