California has seen one of its deadliest, most destructive wildfires today. And its still going. With a toll of at least 85 dead and hundreds still missing, the Camp Fire that is burning across Northern California has been named one of the worst wildfires in the state’s history.
If you have been affected by the Camp Fire or may potentially be affected, please read below to keep you prepared.
Document for Insurance Claim:
If you could be affected by wildfire, make sure you have documented all valuables in your home. Takes pictures, store documents, etc to make sure you have proof for your insurance company.
If you are submitting a claim to your insurance company, make sure you submit the claim as soon as possible. If your homeowner’s insurance policy covers natural disasters, the insurance company will assess damages and loss to determine compensation.
Where to get help if you’ve been affected by the California Wildfires:
If you have been affected by the California Camp Fire, you are not alone. There are many resources to help. The California Wildfire Disaster Relief is a great resource to find out who is helping and where you can find some relief.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is responding to the California Camp Fire. If you need assistance call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585.
How to help victims of California Camp Fire:
The road to recovery for thousands of people will be long and costly. If you have the ability to help, we have provided a list of programs that you can donate to to help those affected by the California Camp Fires.