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California Wildfires Caused 42 Deaths, More Than $1 Billion in Damage

The wildfires that raged through California earlier this month have claimed at least 42 lives and more than $1 billion in property damage. Those numbers are sure to rise as the clean-up begins......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 20th, 2017

California wildfire losses exceed $1 billion, insurance commissioner says

California’s recent wildfires have caused more than $1 billion in damage, according to a preliminary estimate Thursday from the state’s insurance commissioner, and that total is only expected to rise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 19th, 2017

The US spent more money on weather disasters in 2017 than any year on record — here"s the final total

REUTERS/Gene Blevins Natural disasters including wildfires and hurricanes caused $306 billion in damage in 2017, making it the costliest year on record. 2017 surpa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 8th, 2018

California wildfire damage tops $3.3 billion, costliest in U.S. history

Property damage claims from the devastating wildfires in Northern California earlier this month have surpassed $3.3 billion, California’s insurance commissioner said Tuesday, making the blazes the costliest in U.S. history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2017

California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

Property damage claims from a series of deadly October wildfires now exceed $3.3 billion, .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 31st, 2017

California wildfire insurance claims top $3.3 billion

Property damage claims from a series of deadly October wildfires now exceed $3.3 billion, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2017

The Latest: Wildfire insurance claims exceed $3.3 billion

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 1:30 p.m. California's insurance commissioner says property damage losses from a series of destructive wildfires earlier this month now exceed $3.3 billion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2017

Dozens Still Missing As Wine Country Wildfires Wane; New Fire Erupts In Santa Cruz

The wildfires that have destroyed 6,000 homes and caused dozens of deaths across Northern California last week have finally been bro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 17th, 2017

California Wildfire Damage Estimates Top $3 Billion, State Senator Says

The wildfires have killed at least 40 .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 16th, 2017

Wildfires could bring sour grapes to California"s wine industry

It's still too early to know the full extent of the damage to California's multi-billion dollar wine industry, but many wine enthusiasts including those Downtown L.A.'s San Antonio Winery are concerned......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2017

Wildfire property damage could reach $65 billion in Northern California

The wildfires raging across Northern California could cause up to $65 billion in property damage, according to a new analysis......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 11th, 2017

Wildfires trample California"s $58 billion wine industry

The fires ravaging Northern California stand to leave the area’s renowned wine industry with damage that will be felt long after the final flames burn out......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2017

As deaths, damage mount, Wine Country wildfires may be worst ‘in California history’

The toll from wildfires in California’s Wine Country rose Tuesday, to 15 people confirmed dead and at least 2,000 homes and businesses destroyed, while the number of missing persons rose to 150......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2017

Wildfires in 2 Northern California Metros Risk Homes Valued $65 Billion

Wildfires in northern California are putting $65 billion worth of homes at some risk of damage. Of those about 11,000 homes face high or extremely high risk of damage from the fires......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 10th, 2017

Minnesota"s $5 billion case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2018

Minnesota"s $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage that the state alleges was caused by pollutants the company dumped for decades......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2018

Iraq"s Allies Pledge $30 Billion Toward Reconstruction

Iraq’s allies pledged as much as $30 billion in aid, investments and loans toward the country’s reconstruction, a significant show of support that still fell short of the amount needed to repair the damage caused by the war against Islamic State......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2018

Defeat of ISIS in Iraq Caused $45.7 Billion in Damage to Infrastructure, Study Finds

The U.S.-backed military campaig.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2018

California insurance dept estimates nearly $12 billion in wildfires claims

(Reuters) - Insurers have received nearly 45,000 insurance claims of about $11.79 billion in losses from the wildfires that occurred in California in October and December, the California Department of Insurance said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2018

2017: One for the Natural Disaster Record Books

Weather events caused both loss of life and massive property damage in the United States last year. Hurricanes, wildfires and flooding were the main culprits......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 25th, 2018

California lawmakers seek to block utilities from passing costs related to wildfires on to customers

A bill in the California legislature aims to ban utilities from passing along costs to customers if the companies are found liable for negligence that caused wildfires, like October's massive Wine Country fires. Energy giant PG&E has been under inc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018