Parts of California and the West are already in drought conditions, as the hope for spring rain fades, which could lead to another severe fire season.
A partnership among California state agencies will create new hardening standards for older homes in order to help them lower wildfire risk and maintain insurance coverage.
Many California homeowners are choosing to cut their losses and start new, rather than rebuild after wildfires.
As Californians cope with the yearlong threat from wildfires, the state is still trying to figure out how to stop insurers from abandoning fire-prone areas.
Global reinsurance companies are helping to drive the California home insurance crisis with rising rates and non-renewals in wildfire zones.
Californians facing the uncertainty of being denied homeowners insurance would get relief under a new bill proposed this month in Sacramento if they fire-harden their homes.
If you own property in the West, do you know your wildfire risk score? It may determine if you get insurance coverage or not and how much you’ll pay.
The increasing destruction from wildfires and other natural disasters is making it harder and more costly for people to obtain the insurance they need.