Fire Protection

Prepare for a California Wildfire Before Disaster Strikes

August 17th, 2021
California is on fire — again. Wildfire season in the Golden State is off to a menacing start. While September and October are typically the worst months for large destructive infernos, extreme heat and drought conditions in the Western U.S. have created acres upon acres of dry, flammable vegetation while a lack of snowpack is contributing to fires at higher elevations. So far this year, Cal Fire reports that more than 6,000 fires have erupted throughout the state, scorching nearly 600,000 acres — and it’s only the beginning of August. Although 2020 was the worst wildfire season California has ever experienced, with more than 4 million acres burned, fire experts

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