Top 10 Costliest Wildland Fires In The United States (1)

($ millions)

      Estimated insured loss
Rank Year Name Dollars when occurred In 2020 dollars (2)
1 2018 Camp Fire $10,000 $10,380
2 2017 Tubbs Fire 8,700 9,230
3 2018 Woolsey Fire 4,200 4,360
4 1991 Oakland Fire (Tunnel) 1,700 3,240
5 2017 Atlas Fire 3,000 3,180
6 2020 Glass Fire 2,900 2,900
7 2020 CZU Lightning Complex Fire 2,430 2,430
8 2017 Thomas Fire 2,250 2,390
9 2007 Witch Fire 1,600 2,000
10 2020 LNU Lightning Complex Fire 1,980 1,980
(1) Includes losses sustained by private insurers and government-sponsored programs such as the National Flood Insurance Program. Includes events that occurred through 2020. All fires on this list occurred in California. Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Ranked on losses in 2020 dollars. Subject to change as loss estimates are further developed. As of February 23, 2021. (2) Adjusted for inflation by Aon using the U.S. Consumer Price Index. Source: Aon.