New bill will target fire insurance

Proposal seeks to force insurance companies to provide fair coverage

Defensible space, like shown here in this aerial photo following the Detwiler Fire, is a key factor in proposed legislation to address the issue of fire insurance in areas like Mariposa County. Photo by Nicole W. Little

Legislation will be introduced in California to address the home insurance issue related to wildfires in the state.

Rep. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) has introduced the Wildfire Safety and Recovery Act, which he says will address the problem of people not being able to obt...

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