Destroying homes, property and land across the US, wildfires cause millions of dollars in damage and cost over a billion dollars to fight every year. Regardless of where you live, you may still face the risk of a wild-burning fire. Understand the causes of wildfire, how they spread and what you can do to help prevent them.
The flames have died and the smoke has cleared and you ensured your family's safety through the emergency of a wildfire. But once it's over, do you know what to do next? There are still dangers you need to be aware of and steps you will need to take to recover quickly -- and safely. Make sure your emergency preparedness is complete by knowing what you will have to do once the wildfire is over.
While wildfire is a very real threat for more than 45 million homes in the US, many homeowners never take the time to learn what they should do in the event of a wildfire because they don't think they live in a high-risk area. But knowing what to do during an wildfire before the emergency arrives is critical to remaining calm and surviving safely. Learn what to do now.
In an instant, everything you own can go up in smoke. Wildfires burn across the US every year. Even if you don't live near a wooded area or a wildfire-prone area, you may still be at risk. Be smart and get prepared so you don't have to worry. Follow these simple steps and make you, your home and your family fire-safe today so you're prepared for any emergency.