Commissioner Lara protects insurance coverage for 325,000 Northern California wildfire survivors

SACRAMENTO – Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara ordered insurance companies to preserve residential insurance coverage for more than 325,000 policyholders who have been affected by devastating Northern California wildfires across 22 counties. The Order, issued Sept. 20, protects those living within the perimeter or adjoining ZIP code of a declared wildfire disaster regardless of whether they suffered a loss, including the Dixie, Caldor, River, Tamarack, Antelope, McFarland, Monument, Fly and Cache fires.“Climate change-fueled wildfires continue to devastate homeowners and communities. My moratorium orders help provide short-term relief as we address the root causes of these ever-intensifying natural disasters,” Lara said. “This California law empowers my office to help give
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