Burned up on both ends, California’s residents are recovering from the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history, which engulfed Butte County in northern California and was finally contained on November 26, as well as the Woolsey fire that leveled homes in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
The latest loss estimate analysis from CoreLogic as of November 27 revealed that the Camp and Woolsey wildfires together could end up costing between $15 billion and $19 billion in residential and commercial losses, with the Camp Fire responsible for the lion’s share of the bill, ranging between $11 billion and $13 billion in total losses alone, along with destroying close to 19,000 structures and leading to 84 deaths, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
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