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Key Resources & Information On California Disaster Recovery, Resilience, and Future Development

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In 2017-2018, California has faced some of the most massive fires in its history:

 
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Fast Facts from Cal Fire

  1. Before 2018, the Thomas Fire in December 2017 in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties was the largest wildfire in California history. It burned on 281,893 acres and damaged 1,063 structures. The Mendocino Complex fire superseded this by burning 460,000 acres.

  2. The Tubbs Fire in October 2017 in Sonoma County was the most destructive wildfire in California history. It destroyed 5,642 structures and led to 22 deaths total. The Camp Fire in Butte County in November 2018 superseded this by destroying 18,804 structures and killing 86 people.

  3. The estimated cost of suppression and recovery from the California 2017-2018 wildfire seasons is estimated at $300 billion combined.

 
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Ventura, CA

Aftermath of the Thomas Fire