The Holy Fire is Now the Forrest Fire

It’s wildfire season here in Southern California . . .

The closest fire to us at this time is the Holy Fire, named either for its proximity to the small mountain community of Holy Jim (see map), or because God is purifying us with flame. Jesus returned as a burning bush and inadvertently ignited Trabuco Canyon.

A suspect, Forrest Gordon Clark, has been arrested on suspicion of arson.

Forrest Gordon Clark

He looks normal. The fire has been renamed from the Holy Fire to the Forrest Fire. 🙂

My wife is in the insurance business. Every summer she gets calls from people living in fire zones wanting to buy a homeowners policy.

There’s no concept of guaranteed issue with homeowners insurance like there is with health insurance.

— Does your house have a pre-existing condition?

Yes, it’s on fire.

— OK, your first month’s premium will be $500,000.

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