California Wildfires This package contains news releases related to the wildfires in California and other Western states.

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Oct 07, 2020, 06:10 ET ClimateCheck Launches First Property Level Assessments of Climate Change Driven Wildfire Impacts on Homes, Land

ClimateCheck today announced the launch of its free, easy-to-access online platform that enables consumers to instantly assess any property's...


Oct 06, 2020, 11:00 ET DroneSeed is first in U.S to receive approval from FAA for post-wildfire reforestation in California and five other states

DroneSeed announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved its heavy-lift drone swarms for operation Beyond Visual Line of ...


Oct 06, 2020, 11:00 ET PG&E partners with Portable Electric to provide cleantech solutions to communities affected by the 2020 wildfire season

Portable Electric to provide VOLTstack e-Generators to food banks, school cafeterias and customers with higher energy needs by the end of the year....


Oct 06, 2020, 09:02 ET Dryad Networks Raises €1.8M in Seed Funding for Ultra-Early Wildfire Detection System - the Internet of Trees

Environmental IoT startup Dryad Networks has secured seed funding of €1.8million to develop a large-scale IoT network for the ultra-early detection...


Oct 02, 2020, 12:00 ET Ideal Living Donates 200 Air Purifiers to St. Mary's Center in Oakland, CA

Ideal Living, a direct-to-consumer health and wellness company from Los Angeles, and makers of AirDoctor Pro air purifiers, recently donated 200 air...


Oct 02, 2020, 10:50 ET Airly raises $2m for global air quality platform

Airly, Inc. today announced a $2m pre-seed round to scale its AI-powered air quality platform globally. The financing was led by Giant Ventures, the...


Oct 01, 2020, 16:30 ET SoCalGas Statement on AB 3163 Becoming California Law

Last night, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 3163 (Salas) into law. This legislation significantly expands the definition of renewable natural gas to...


Oct 01, 2020, 14:56 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by Fires in Wyoming

In response to wildfires in Wyoming, the governor of Wyoming has declared a state of emergency for impacted counties. Blue Cross Blue Shield of...


Sep 30, 2020, 11:16 ET Schneider Electric Launches California Energy Action Program to Improve Resiliency, Fight Climate Change and Give Communities and Buildings Wildfire Energy Solutions

Schneider Electric, leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today it has launched the California Energy...


Sep 29, 2020, 18:34 ET Farmers Insurance® Assisting Customers Impacted by Wildfires in Napa, Shasta and Sonoma Counties

As the Glass and Zogg Fires continue to grow in Northern California, the Farmers Insurance® Catastrophe Response Team is helping impacted customers...


Sep 29, 2020, 14:33 ET Dry Kings Restoration Aids Businesses Suffering Smoke Damage From Wildfires

Due to the effects of the raging California wildfires, many residential and commercial properties are requiring extensive smoke odor removal and...


Sep 25, 2020, 08:15 ET Armbrust American Donates 50,000 Masks for West Coast Wildfire Victims

With an unprecedented number of wildfires blazing along the west coast, American manufacturing company Armbrust American has donated more than 50,000 ...


Sep 24, 2020, 07:00 ET Legal-Bay Pre-Settlement Funding Announces Donations to Displaced Clients in Need of Assistance Due to National Disasters

Legal-Bay, the Pre Settlement Funding Company, announces today that they are renewing their commitment to supporting their clients in need of...


Sep 23, 2020, 14:23 ET Will The Insurance Claims Process Be Your Second Natural Disaster?

In light of increased hurricane and wildfire activity this year, policyholders must be wary of suffering a second natural disaster by not knowing how ...


Sep 22, 2020, 11:00 ET Wallis Bank and ICBA: Natural Disaster Preparedness

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires can destroy property and wreak financial havoc on families and communities. September is National Preparedness ...


Sep 19, 2020, 16:14 ET A Squadron of Private Planes from California Airlifts Medical Aid to Fire-Ravaged Oregon

A flying armada organized by volunteer pilots flying private aircraft today delivered 100,000 KN95 respirators from Direct Relief's California-based...


Sep 18, 2020, 17:20 ET Boeing Provides $700,000 in Grants to Assist West Coast Families Affected by Ongoing Wildfires

Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced $700,000 in grants from the Boeing Charitable Trust to help local communities with the ongoing humanitarian and...


Sep 18, 2020, 14:39 ET Triple-I Offers 3 Key Claims-Filing Tips to U.S.'s Wildfire Victims

If your home, apartment or business has been either damaged or destroyed by the western U.S.'s deadly wildfires, the Insurance Information Institute...


Sep 17, 2020, 19:33 ET GIC Collects Wildfire Imagery Across The Western U.S.

As wildfires continue to rage across the western United States, the Geospatial Insurance Consortium (GIC) is flying aircraft over impacted areas to...


Sep 15, 2020, 15:05 ET United Way Worldwide Announces West Coast Wildfire Relief Funds to Help Impacted Communities

United Way Worldwide today announced that a dozen local relief funds have been established in California, Oregon and Washington State to provide...


Sep 15, 2020, 08:07 ET Frontline Impact Project Expands Support for Frontline Heroes, Offers Companies a New Way to Give Amid Historic Natural Disasters

Frontline Impact Project is expanding its mission and will now also support heroes on the frontlines of major natural disasters including the Western ...


Sep 14, 2020, 19:10 ET Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Additional Members Affected by Western Fires and Severe Weather

As wildfires and severe weather continue to impact the western United States, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. continues to ...


Sep 10, 2020, 08:42 ET Corporations and organizations support American Red Cross preparedness and disaster relief work

During National Preparedness Month this September, the American Red Cross is recognizing more than 110 leading corporations, foundations and...


Sep 09, 2020, 17:48 ET Wildfire Evacuees: U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage in Oregon, Washington

U-Haul® is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents being impacted by wildfires across the Pacific Northwest. Strong winds and dry...