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Wildfire Loss Legal News Articles & Interviews
July 25, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Carmel Valley, CA Wildfires raging in Central California have prompted a series of evacuation warnings this past weekend, including a pre-evacuation warning issued Sunday for Rancho San Carlos, White Rock and San Rancho Clemente due to the Soberanes Fire.Read [ Soberanes Wildfire Destroying Homes and Property ]
July 25, 2016. By Lucy Campbell.
Santa Clara, CA: New evacuation orders were issued over the weekend for a wildfire in the Santa Clarita Valley area that has grown to more than 20,000 acres. The fire now threatens hundreds of homes in Sand and Placerita canyon areas.Read [ LA Wildfire Explodes to 20,000 Acres ]
May 9, 2016. By Gordon Gibb.
Fort McMurray, AB: It’s been a tough week for Canada, a devastating week for Alberta and a horror for those displaced from the oil hub of Fort McMurray, after a massive wildfire, the dimensions of which have never before been seen, swept through their community and sent no fewer than 88,000 people fleeing for their lives.Read [ Alberta Wildfires Dubbed “The Beast” Still Burning Out of Control ]
September 13, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Fire, Fire Everywhere ]
San Diego, CA A wildfire could be coming to a neighborhood near you. Better get ready.
July 31, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Powerhouse Fire Victims Await Word on Cause ]
Santa Clarita, CA The massive wildfire this past May, known popularly as the “Powerhouse Fire,” left more than 30,000 acres of burned forestation in its wake and claimed 24 homes, including 29 other outlying structures. While the cause of the blaze continues to be under investigation, the fact that the fire broke out near a power station has affected homeowners watching and waiting, in the event the cause could lead to a wildfire lawsuit.
June 22, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Powerhouse Fire Aftermath ]
Los Angeles, CA The wildfire that began near a power station in the Angeles National Forest (referred to as the “Powerhouse Fire”) has destroyed 30 homes near Palmdale in northern Los Angeles County and damaged three others. There were no deaths and eight minor injuries reported, as well as minor injuries suffered by five firefighters.
September 28, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Wildfire Lawsuits Allege Damage Caused by Utility Companies ]
Salt Lake City, UT With the dry season comes an increased risk of wildfire damage, something many home owners are aware of and cautious about. But recently filed wildfire lawsuits allege property damage has been caused not by home owners but by the negligence of utility companies. These wildfire property damage lawsuits allege homes were destroyed and, in some cases, lives lost because of wildfires caused either by personnel or equipment used by utility and electrical firms.
September 24, 2012. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Wildfires Destroy Homes as Evacuations Ordered in Southern California ]
San Diego, CA At least 20 homes have been destroyed and 10 damaged by wildfires in southern California. Additionally, 2,000 acres of land has been destroyed as firefighters battle to contain the “Shockey" fire raging near the US-Mexico border. The fire began on Sunday in an area east of Campo near the border with Mexico, and evacuations were ordered shortly afterwards.