Paradise CA Camp Fire Disaster
Paradise CAMP FIRE-
It really makes a difference when it happens to a county that you were born and raised in. The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history to date. It is also the deadliest wildfire in the United States since the Cloquet fire in 1918, and is high on the list of the world's deadliest wildfires; it is the sixth-deadliest U.S. wildfire overall. It was the world's costliest natural disaster in 2018.
Named after Camp Creek Road, its place of origin, the fire started on November 8, 2018, in Butte County, in Northern California. After exhibiting extreme fire behavior through the community of Concow, an urban firestorm formed in the densely populated foothill town of Paradise.The fire caused at least 85 civilian fatalities, with 3 persons still missing and injured 12 civilians, two prison inmate firefighters, and three other firefighters. It covered an area of 153,336 acres (62,053 ha) (almost 240 sq. miles), and destroyed 18,804 structures, with most of the damage occurring within the first four hours. Total damage was $16.5 billion; one-quarter of the damage, $4 billion, was not insured. The fire reached 100 percent containment after seventeen days on November 25, 2018.
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Asbestos Surveys For Building Permits, Mold Testing in residential and commercial buildings, Environmental Site Assessments (ESA), Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District SMAQMD surveys.