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Short & Sweet
August 2011 marks the two-year anniversary of the Station Fire.
The Station Fire burned from August 26 to October 16, 2009. During that time 160,577 acres (251 sq mi; 64,983 ha) were burned, and 209 structures destroyed, including 89 homes.
The fire started in the Angeles National Forest near the U.S. Forest Service ranger station on the Angeles Crest Highway. Two firefighters were killed on August 30 while attempting to escape the flames when their fire truck plunged off a cliff.
The Station Fire was the worst wildfire in the history of Los Angeles County.
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We have been wondering if we should buy flood insurance. Here is what we have learned so far. This info might be helpful to those with houses still standing in Big Tujunga who are concerned about flooding and debris. Our … Continue reading
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) Phone: 1-800-434-0222 or (213) 383-4519 Web site: www.healthcarerights.org If you have questions about Medicare, call the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program. HICAP has highly trained staff and volunteers that provide free, unbiased … Continue reading
CARe, Inc. (Community Assisting Recovery) 1-888-216-8264 OR 1-800-748-9791 (leave a message) http://www.carehelp.org/ CARe’s mission is to provide FREE comprehensive information about disaster recovery -including the insurance claim process – to disaster victims so they may effectively reestablish their homes, lives … Continue reading
California Department of Insurance Wildfire Consumer Information Phone: 1-800-927-HELP (4357) (Calling from within CA), 1-213-897-8921 (Outside CA), 1-800-482-4833 (TDD) Web site: http://www.insurance.ca.gov/wf-con-info/index.cfm Consumer Communications Bureau (Hotline) The Department’s statewide toll-free consumer Hotline, 1-800-927-HELP (4357) provides callers with immediate access to … Continue reading
Contractors State License Board Web site: http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects consumers by licensing and regulating California’s construction industry. There are more than 316,000 licensed contractors in the state, in 43 different licensing classifications. In addition to … Continue reading