According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an average of 70,000 wildfires are set ablaze across the United States each year. Lightning can trigger burns, but they are frequently initiated by humans through intentional or unintentional means. Property owners can help mitigate potential wildfire losses, but some don’t take these precautions.
4 Ways Wildfire Impacts Businesses
- Out-of-pocket costs to repair and rebuild
- Loss of business income
- Negative impact customer retention
- Reduced ability to attract new customers
NEXT WEEK: Tips for preventing and mitigating wildfire losses.