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NEW YORK, August 20, 2020 —Reporters covering California’s wildfires are encouraged to contact the Insurance Information Institute (Triple-I) for interviews and analysis.
The SCU Lightning Complex’s multiple blazes are collectively the largest ones in the state, impacting the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). In addition, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency this week.
The Triple-I subject matter experts listed below can discuss wildfire-related auto, homeowners, renters, and business insurance coverage issues while also providing evacuation and claims-filing tips.
- Janet Ruiz, CPCU, AIM, Director, Strategic Communications: 707-490-9365; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Michael Barry, Head of Media and Public Affairs: 917-923-8245; email@example.com
- Loretta Worters, Vice President, Media Relations: 917-208-8842; firstname.lastname@example.org
Video: Triple-I’s Janet Ruiz reports from Northern California
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The Triple-I Blog: Category: Wildfires
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