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Wildfire Season is Not Over; APCIA Says Western States Should Stay Prepared

While wildfire activity has been below average across the United States, except in Alaska, portions of California, Oregon and Washington need to stay on alert as the potential for large fire activity remains above average.

APCIA encourages residents in Western states to stay vigilant and to use this time to get financially and physically prepared for wildfires. Everyone needs to be active insurance consumers, which means calling your agent or company yearly to discuss your coverage needs. The two most important financial preparation steps that can be taken include updating your insurance and making a home inventory. Homeowners and renters should also mitigate against wildfire by clearing debris and landscaping materials 100 feet from your home.

APCIA’s Wildfire Headquarters offers vital information for those at risk for wildfire. Share the information and keep the conversation about preparation going! Follow @TeamAPCIA on Twitter using #wildfireprep.