Steps to Mitigate Risk From Wildfires
Wildfires can travel at speeds up to 14 miles per hour. Vegetation loss and erosion from wildfires can even cause flooding, creating problems with transportation, gas, power and communication. But homeowners can reduce their wildfire and flooding risks by “hardening” their homes and creating a defensible space around their homes. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has these tips.