Homeowner Wildfire tips

Roughly 60,000 wildfires burn 8 million acres in the U.S. each year, according to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC). While the total number of wildfires has gone down about 25% since a decade ago, they’re more destructive and deadly than ever.

How can I stay informed about wildfires?

Wildfires feed on vegetation; hot, dry conditions increase the risk and speed of a wildfire. To learn more about the wildfire risks in your area, visit the sites below:

When a wildfire threat exists, use a battery-powered radio to stay aware of current information. Wildfires can move very quickly. If authorities issue a wildfire evacuation order, leave the area immediately.

Be the good statistic. Stay informed and prepare your Hazard Plan today.