Aspen Claims Service

California Can Expect Epic Wildfires As Drought Continues

 Monday, August 10, 2015

 Los Angeles Times

Standing in front of scorched hills as the smell of smoke lingered in the air, Gov. Jerry Brown said the flames that tore through Northern California over the past week serve as a "real wake-up call" to the dangers of wildfires fueled by California’s drought. Firefighters have made progress battling the blaze, dubbed the Rocky fire, and officials said some of the thousands of evacuees should be able to return home soon. Brown visited the area to meet with first responders and some residents who lost their homes in the blaze.

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 Friday, October 23, 2015

 Inside Climate News

Drought Is Fueling Wildfires In Western U.S.

 Wednesday, July 29, 2015


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 Monday, March 30, 2015

 The Columbian

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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014

 III Blog

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 Wednesday, September 19, 2012


’Epic dryness’ feeding Western wildfires

 Wednesday, June 27, 2012

 USA Today