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Some Residents of Queen Valley Evacuated by Growing Wildfire

QUEEN VALLEY, Ariz. — An evacuation order was issued Tuesday for some residents of Queen Valley east of Phoenix as crews continued to battle a lightning-caused wildfire. Tonto National Forest officials said the fire had burned nearly 33 square miles …

Coronavirus Cases Outside China “Could be Spark” for Bigger Fire, Says WHO

BEIJING/GENEVA — The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday the spread of coronavirus cases which had no history of travel to China could be “the spark that becomes a bigger fire” as people across China trickled back to work …

Property Loss Cost Containment Strategies: Cheaper Isn’t Better

How carriers and adjusters respond to property losses can reduce the impact of the claims as well as the costs, according to Lynne Jurek Shannon and Doris T. Bobadilla, defense attorneys with the Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith law …

Firefighters Near Containment of California Wildfire

A wildfire that’s burned nearly 8 square miles of Central California wilderness is nearing containment. Kern County fire spokesman Sean Collins says the blaze that began Sunday is 95 percent contained Tuesday morning and should be entirely surrounded by evening. …