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

As California moves toward the peak of fire season, wind-driven wildfires have already erupted causing massive evacuations and killing three people in Southern California. While wildfire activity overall has been below average across the United States in 2019, it only takes one ember to start a home or business on fire.

APCIA encourages all residents and businesses in high-risk wildfire 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.