Insurers: 7.2 Million Calif. Homes In Fire Risk Areas

NU Online News Service, Oct. 24, 3:48 p.m. EDT?Insurers said the forest blazes in California that forced thousands to evacuate and burned one home today underscore calculations that 7.2 million homes in the state are in perilous fire zones.

According to the Insurance Information Network of California, those endangered homes pose a financial loss potential well in excess of $106 billion.

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