How Can I Keep My Home Safe During a Wildfire?
Tens of thousands of wildfires burn millions of acres in the United States and Canada every year. Most of those fires are harmless to people and help keep forests healthy, but sometimes they get out of control and spread to populated areas, driven by drought conditions, scorching temperatures and high winds.
There are steps you can take to protect your home if a wildfire is nearby. Learn how to keep your home and community safe if a fire approaches. Download our simple checklist for things you can do to help protect your home and community:
- Preparing for the season
- Landscaping defensively
- Staying informed
- Checking equipment