The dead trees in California are reportedly part of the local wildfire risk.
The Blue Cut Fire has affected thousands of acres and forced some residents out of their homes.
California wildfires are once again posing property hazards for residents.
The Erskine Fire may be mostly contained, but it has swept thousands of acres in California.
One ecologist argues that dead trees are not the wildfire risk that some might think.
An Oregon wildfire has threatened 1,200 homes, the local forestry department said.
In the face of greater wildfire risk, a new model for addressing issues could be needed.
Insurers are working hard to respond to recent wildfire damage claims.
A new series of wildfires in California is part of an increase in such events over last year.
California homeowners in areas at high risk for wildfire damage are finding it difficult to obtain appropriate insurance.