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Marc Albert

Listener Beverly Ellefson asked NSPR: “There are a lot of burned trees on my property that PG&E says is not their responsibility to take down, which I can understand, but what help can we get to find someone who will take them down for us? Hopefully at no charge.”

Beverly, here’s what we found out. You are far from alone in terms of your concerns. PG&E is removing trees, lots of them throughout the burn area, but only if the trees pose a direct threat to a powerline.

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Over the last few months you’ve been asking a lot of questions about insurance – questions like: “Are there areas and properties in Paradise that will be uninsurable because of high fire danger risk?” and “If we rebuild, will anyone insure us and for how much?” We’re working to find specific answers to these questions, but have been in contact with an organization that can provide, direct individualized help with your insurance questions. NSPR’s Nicole Camarda spoke with Amy Bach, the executive director of United Policyholders, which holds insurance claim workshops to help Camp Fire survivors.

 

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What Are The Current Water Conditions In Paradise?

Listener Don asks: “When will we be able to drink the water in Paradise? What is left on the district’s “to-do” list and could work in some areas be completed first to allow repopulation or will we have to wait until the entire system is fixed?

 

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More than seventy cats meow in stacked cages as volunteers come around with breakfast. Most of them are survivors of the Camp Fire that tore through Paradise in November, causing 52,000 people to leave their homes — many of them without their pets. Now, some of the abandoned cats call the Alley Cat Allies/FieldHaven Recovery Center in Marysville home.

 

Your Questions Answered: Rebuilding Paradise

Feb 7, 2019
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In this post you’ll find the answers to all of your rebuilding questions. You can submit more, or ask questions about anything Camp Fire related on our website.

All answers in this post are attributed to Town of Paradise Administrative Analyst and Public Information Officer Colette Curtis.