Posted on 9/28/2015 8:00 AM By Rich Savino
Many of you know, in 2014 Warwick Resource Group had entered into a partnership with Libke Insurance Associates of Washington State. Our west coast partners have become “family”, over the last year, as we have been working in conjunction to bring our agencies under one inclusive insurance roof.
We were quite alarmed recently when three of the Libke offices were in danger of being damaged or consumed by wildfire, including the west coast headquarters in Wenatchee. Some of our staff were also in danger of losing their own homes. This is highly unusual as Washington is known for it’s cool, moist weather, even during the summer months. The entire Pacific Northwest is undergoing a record drought with oppressive temperatures and as of the end of summer, the state had experienced over 320 separate wildfires.
According to the NOAA, January – August, 2015 was one of the worst periods in the history of the United States for Wildfires. Over 43,819 fires, burned 8,202,557 acres (most on ...