Western Wildfires – Summer 2007

Western Wildfires – Summer 2007

“Continued drought conditions and high winds over much of the western U.S. (AK, AZ, CA, ID, UT, MT, NV, OR, WA) resulting in numerous wildfires; with national acreage burned exceeding 8.9 million acres (mainly in the west) and over 3,000 homes and structures destroyed in southern California alone.” — NOAA: Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

Date of event: June-August 2007


  • CPI-Adjusted Estimated Cost: $3.3 billion
  • Deaths: 12

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