SAN FRANCISCO -- First Interstate Bank of California announced assistance for people affected by wildfires in Shasta and Calaveras counties.
The program includes:
* Ninety-day deferral of consumer loan payments.
* Immediate unsecured lines of credit for $5,000, with interest rates two points below prime and no fees, for qualified customers whose homes were destroyed or damaged.
* No penalty for early redemptioon of CD principal and interest.