While sometimes, wildfires occur naturally, sparked by heat from the sun or a lightning strike, most are the result of human negligence, including arson, campfires, discarding lit cigarettes, not burning debris properly, and playing with fireworks. Naturally occurring wildfires can spark during dry weather and droughts. As of August 2023, there have been 30,700 wildfires burning 1.2 million acres across the country. Since 1983, the National Interagency Fire Center has documented roughly 70,000 wildfires per year nationwide. The following are some of the most devastating wildfires that occurred in the United States in the past years:
If you or your possessions were damaged by a wildfire, no matter how big, we advise you to contact our expert team, as you might be entitled to financial compensation from your insurance company and from the entity responsible for the fire if there is one. We will thoroughly evaluate your situation to determine whether you are eligible to file a wildfire claim.
With over 35 years of experience in evaluating personal injury claims, our team of professionals will gladly help you find out whether you are eligible to file a wildfire claim. The process is simple and requires minimal involvement from you. We will only need proof of the damage the wildfire caused you. If we deem you eligible, we will put you in touch with a reliable, specialized attorney to have your claim filed as soon as possible.