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You Never Know When Mother Nature Will Strike
PCI Says Prepare Your Finances and Property for Wildfire


As the peak of wildfire season nears, PCI is actively engaged with educating residents about wildfire preparation, recovery and the rebuilding process. Now is the time to complete a Wildfire Reality Check to make sure your finances are prepared.

The September wildfire outlook continues to call for above average wildfire potential in California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. As of August 21, more than 41,000 fires had burned 6 million acres during 2018. While there have been fewer fires than the 10-year average, the acreage burned this year is much larger.

Because you never know when or where Mother Nature will strike, it is important for those who live in wildfire-prone areas to get ready.

  • Take steps to reduce the risk of fire on your property.
  • Keep an emergency supplies kit and be ready to evacuate when officials issue orders
  • Make a home inventory of all your possessions
  • Call your insurance company or agent to discuss how your policy works,
  • Make any updates to your coverage and consider the purchase of optional coverages such as flood and earthquake insurance.

These simple steps will make wildfire preparation and recovery much easier. PCI’s Wildfire Headquarters offers vital information for those at risk for wildfire. Share the information and keep the conversation about preparation going! Follow @PCIAA on Twitter using #wildfireprep.