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2 Wildfires Cost California $2 Billion

A pair of wildfires in Northern California did nearly $2 billion worth of damage. And experts say that number could rise.
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2 Wildfires Cost California $2 Billion

The price tag on two massive wildfires that scorched Northern California in September is nearly $2 billion. And the bad news gets worse — experts say that number could go up.

The report, released by a London-based firm, says damages from a wildfire in Lake County cost $1.5 billion, while a fire in Calaveras and Amador counties cost about $450 million. (Video via KGO-TV)

According to the report, the Lake County wildfire is the fifth-costliest in U.S. history. (Video via KRON)

In total, six people were killed and thousands of homes and structures were destroyed by the flames.

This video includes images from Getty Images.