Property damage claims from the devastating wildfires in Northern California earlier this month have surpassed $3.3 billion, California’s insurance commissioner said Tuesday, making the blazes the costliest in U.S. history.

“As shocking as $3 billion in insured losses are, the number is sure to grow, as more claims are coming,” Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said in a statement. “It will take years for these communities to recover and rebuild.”

The property damage claims come from 15 major insurers, and totals more than three times the preliminary estimate released less than two weeks ago.

The previous costliest wildfire, adjusted for inflation, was the Oakland, Calif., firestorm of 1991, which burned more than 2,800 homes and caused $2.7 billion in damage, according to the Insurance Information Institute.

October’s wildfires, largely centered around the state’s Wine Country, killed at least 43 people and destroyed or damaged more than 14,700 homes and more than 700 businesses.

The extensive damage may cause some insurers to stop issuing policies in high-risk areas, Jones said in a call with reporters, according to CNBC.

“We may also see, unfortunately, insurance companies updating their models of risk associated with these fires,” Jones said. “And that may mean in some cases some insurers will decide to write less insurance in some areas that had traditionally had been viewed as lower risk.”

The region’s wine industry is still assessing the effects of the wildfires. About 10 wineries suffered significant damage, but most of the area’s famed vineyards escaped damage, the Santa Rosa Press Democrat reported.

The Wine Country fires are now almost entirely fully contained, with just the Tubbs and Pocket fires the holdouts at 99% containment.

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