Californians Struggle To Secure Fire Insurance As Historic Blazes Continue To Ravage StateAs wildfires continue to burn through the state at an unprecedented rate, many insurance companies are pulling out of certain zip codes, and even entire counties.
NASA Satellite Tracks Carbon Monoxide Spreading From California Wildfires To Great Lakes, CanadaNASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder, aboard the Aqua satellite, captured infrared images of carbon monoxide plumes coming from the 28 major wildfires burning across the state as of Monday.
Pet Owners Urged To Compile Emergency Evacuation Kits; Company Offers Protective Masks For DogsThe head of Los Angeles County's Animal Care and Control Department is urging pet owners to prepare an evacuation kit for their animals in case of an emergency.
At Least 4 Dead, Hundreds Of Structures Destroyed, 215,000 Acres Burned In Northern CaliforniaAt least four people are dead and four others injured as the massive group of fires in Northern California comprising the LNU Lightning Complex fires (map) burned through 215,000 acres as of Thursday evening, destroying or damaging more than 600 structures, fire officials reported.
Calif. Bans Insurance Companies Dropping Customers In Wildfire-Prone AreasThe moratorium covers about 800,000 homeowners who live either inside or next to the perimeter of one of 16 wildfires that burned across the state in October.
Report Calls On LADWP To Mitigate Wildfire Risk, Address Maintenance BacklogThe report found that LADWP has more than 1,000 outstanding maintenance orders in wildfire-threat areas.
14 Freeway Partially Reopens After Tick FireNorthbound lanes on Highway 14 were reopened Friday afternoon, but the southbound side of the freeway remained closed.
Calif. Pulling National Guard Troops From Border For Wildfire Prevention EffortsThe troops will travel around the state clearing and reducing trees and vegetation in an effort to prevent wildfires.
LeBron, Lakers Complain About Smoke From California Wildfire During Kings GameLos Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was among several players to be impacted by the California wildfires during this weekend's game against the Sacramento Kings.
Trump Again Critical Of Calif. Wildfire Response, Threatens To Withhold Funding“California, we're just not going to continue to pay the kind of money that we're paying, because of fires that should never be to the extent."
California's Firefighting Agency Says It's Running Out Of MoneyCal Fire says it has spent $432 million to fight fires through August, with just $11 million left in its annual budget.