The III’s Michael Barry briefs our membership every Wednesday on key insurance related stories. Here are the top stories this week:
- Northern California’s Pawnee Fire began on Saturday, June 23, and is threatening hundreds of homes in Spring Valley (Lake County). Meanwhile, the Creek Fire started on Sunday, June 24, and prompted evacuations near Happy Valley and Igo (Shasta County).
- Florida’s Limerock Fire either destroyed or damaged dozens of homes in Eastpoint (Franklin County), with at least 175 residents displaced due to the Sunday, June 24, blaze.
- Americans are reaching retirement age in worse financial shape than the prior generation for the first time since the Truman administration, a front page Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition story (June 23-24) stated.