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Protecting your home from wildfires

Many people think of wildfires as a danger that threatens only residents of western states, and California in particular. The fact is, however, that wildfires can occur just about anywhere conditions are favorable.

Protecting your home from Wildfire

Regardless of what part of the country you live in, if your home is in a more remote or rural location such as woodlands, grasslands and mountain areas. you may be at greater risk for experiencing a wildfire. In addition, firefighting services may be more limited in rural areas than in urban settings.

So it's important for you to take an active role in wildfire prevention and protection. Here are a few steps you can take:

Your home's surroundings

Your home

You and your family

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