One of the most important and cost-effective steps you can take to mitigate the risk of wildfire damage at your self-storage operation is to create and maintain a defensible space around the facility. This is a zone in which vegetation, debris, and other combustible fuels have been cleared, minimized, or treated with the goal of slowing the spread of fire to and between buildings.
The Department of Homeland Security's website www.Ready.gov, recommends the following steps for creating and maintaining a defensible space.
In addition to the tips provided over the past few weeks, be sure to schedule a coverage review with your independent insurance agent to discuss coverages, limits, deductibles, and exposures related to wildfire.
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