Kettle secures funding to extend California wildfire insurance safety net

Kettle secures funding to extend California wildfire insurance safety net

Reinsurance startup Kettle has snared $25m in Series A funding to expand insurance coverage for those affected by wildfires in California.

California Dixie Wildfire: Evening update | August 19th, 2021

California Dixie Wildfire started on July 13th. The fire is burning on the Plumas and Lassen National Forests, and Lassen Volcanic National Park.

According to the latest figures from Cal Fire, the Dixie Fire has burned 678,369 acres and is just 35% contained.

According to the fire map, the fire is now affecting five different counties, including Butte, Plumas, Tehama, Lassen and Shasta.

Dan Olsen, a representative for Cal Fire, said nearly 4,000 people were able to go back home but 25,000 are still impacted. There might be more residents returning back to their homes through the day. In a press release from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, residents of Rush Creek Road in the Feather River Canyon were able to return home on Thursday. People should stay on Hwy 70 to get back and follow all directions from public safety officials.

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Northern California Wildfires: Weekend Outlook and Weather

Wildfires burning in northern CA and the weekend fire danger potential

Homeowners should review their fire insurance

David Lazarus reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News at 11 a.m. on May 12, 2022.

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Crews Statewide Battling Wildfires, President Trump Approves Federal Funding For California

In response to other wildfires burning throughout California, President Donald Trump on Saturday also approved disaster declaration to make federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Lake, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo. Laurie Perez reports.