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Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes

It is fire season and you need this information.

Wildfire season is heating up. Right now one major fire is burning on the California-Oregon border. And there was a huge fire in New Mexico earlier this summer.

Here is a resource that you might use for yourself personally and for your public education efforts around mitigating the spread of wildfires to homes: “Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes.”
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.