Wildfire Fuel Management & Risk Mitigation

A collaboration between IBHS and Zestyᴬᴵ

The presence of vegetation around a home increases its chances of being destroyed - but by how much?

Survived Woolsey Fire (2018)

By removing fuel around their homes, more than one-third of properties involved in wildfires could have reduced their chances of destruction by up to 50%.

Destroyed in Tubbs Fire (2017)

Buildings that had at least half of the area within 5 feet of their home covered by vegetation were destroyed in a wildfire 78% of the time.

Where should you start with wildfire fuel management and risk mitigation?

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Research across more than 71,000 properties involved in wildfires draws significant links between fuel management and property survival.


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