Insurance & Risk Management

How to Prepare for a Wildfire

Wildfire is a frightening phenomenon that unfortunately is becoming more frequent in the western United States. If you live in an area that is prone to wildfires, then it is important to be prepared with a plan that includes:

  1. Conducting an annual insurance checkup. Learn more
  2. Creating and maintaining 100 feet of Defensible Space around your home. Learn more
  3. Using ember-resistant building materials to protect your home. Learn more
  4. Using fire-smart landscaping. Learn more
  5. Assembling an emergency supply kit. Learn more
  6. Developing your family communication and evacuation plans. Learn more
  7. Being ready to go, which also means knowing when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped. Learn more

Learn more about preventing and preparing for wildfires at CAL FIRE’s website: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/

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