LOS ANGELES – When the army of firefighters that have been protecting neighborhoods on the frontline of Southern California monstrous wildfire are small teams hired by insurance companies to provide personalized prevention and protection of endangered homeowners.
Companies such as American International, Pure and Chubb have the specialized treatment on the policy for the homeowners in wildfire-prone states for over a decade.
With wildfires on the rise in densely populated areas, more firefighters be charged.
As dangerous wind gusts whipped cream Thursday, the crews, who by Chubb Limited were placed in the vicinity of rich hill enclave of Montecito.
Chubb has sent 11 trucks with two firefighters each for about 500 homes in areas where the Thomas fire destroyed more than 1,000 buildings since Dec. 4.