Firefighters First CU's charitable arm works with Mendo Lake CU and Redwood CU to assist with local rebuilding efforts.
The credit union community assists west coast fire victims through donations, volunteer work and loans.
Four credit unions report closed branches in San Diego's northern suburbs.
Dakota Plains FCU opens relief fund and offers low-interest loans to residents of North Dakota town all but destroyed by fire.
More than 740,000 residences in the western U.S., with estimated value of more than $136 billion, are at “high” or “very high” risk.