The 2017 California wildfire season was the most destructive one on record, with a total of over 9,000 fires burning over 1.3 million acres, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The Thomas Fire in Ventura County alone forced over 212,000 people to evacuate and is the largest wildfire in California recorded history. AccuWeather predicts that the total economic toll of these California wildfires may reach a daunting $180 billion.
The good news is that there are certain preventive steps a home owner can take in the face of this dreadful loss exposure. If you live in a wildfire-prone area, the following are some tips for you to mitigate the risk of suffering a wildfire loss.
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