The time to prepare is now.
Get Wildfire Smart
“We were nowhere near as well prepared as we could or should've been. I wrote Surviving Wildfire so no one else will have to learn those lessons the hard way.”
Get the Surviving Wildfire handbook and companion Pocket Guide; learn how to protect your home, your property and your family.
Is Your Home Ready?
Learn the top ten things you can do to make your home more fire resistant and more defendable. Don't give fire a pathway. Create a 10-foot fuel-free zone around your home. No firewood, no tree branches, no flammable bushes, no wood-based mulch, no leaves, no dead grass, no debris.
Read chapters 2, 3, 4
Get Smart about Insurance.
Most people are underinsured. Get the inside scoop on how much insurance you really need. Then review your policy with your agent. Make sure you understand what is and is not covered. Learn how to easily document your home and belongings so you can collect your policy maximum.
Read chapters 5, 13
The Pocket Guide Puts It All In One Place
Fill out the Get Wildfire Smart pocket guide and post it on the fridge. Assign responsibilities. Review with other family members so everyone knows what to do. Take it with you if you have to evacuate.