Tag Archives: cost recovery

CalFire Settles With In-N-Out Burger Over 2017 Fire

A lawsuit filed by CalFire to recoup the costs associated with the Huasna Fire in 2017, has been settled with In-N-Out Burger. The fire in San Luis Obispo County burned nearly 250 acres over the course for four days and cost nearly $1.2 million to fight.

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CalFire Sues to Recover Costs Of Fighting Wildland Fire

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) filed suit last week against a man it claims started the Bridge Fire in Cambria in 2017. The suit was filed in San Luis Obispo Superior Court against Andrew William Dreyfus and seeks $65,532 in damages.

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Los Angeles Settles Da Vinci Fire Suit

The City of Los Angeles has agreed to accept $400,000 from the developer of an apartment complex in settlement of what had been a $20 million lawsuit arising out of a 2014 fire. The fire destroyed the seven-story Da Vinci Apartment complex that was under construction at the time and damaged nearby buildings.

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LA Sues Recycling Center for Fire Costs

The City of Los Angeles has filed suit against Clean Up America over the costs of battling a trash fire that took six weeks to fully extinguish. The company operates a recycling center that had a trash pile 25 feet high, 252 feet long and 250 feet wide, with an estimated 22 million pounds of trash.

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Cal Fire Sues Property Owner To Recoup $25 Million in Costs

Cal Fire is suing a property owner and two caretakers in hopes of recouping over $25 million in costs associated with fighting the Mountain Fire back in July, 2013. The fire burned over 27,000 acres, destroyed 23 structures, and required 260 engines, 20 helicopters, 12 fix wing aircraft, and 3500 firefighters before being brought under control.

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Arizona and Montana Wildland Fires Spark Suits

Wildland fires in Arizona and Montana have led to two lawsuits being filed over the past few days. In Arizona, 160 property owners who were victims of the Yarnell Hill fire filed suit against the Arizona State Forestry Division claiming ...

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