More and more people are making their homes in woodland settings - in or near forests, rural areas, or remote mountain sites. There, homeowners enjoy the beauty of the environment but face the very real danger of wildfire.
We experience wildfires in Salt Lake County that destroy homes and property. Some homes survive - while many others do not. Those that survive almost always do so because their owners had prepared for the eventuality of fire, which is an inescapable force of nature in fire-prone wildland areas. Said in another way - if it's predictable, it's preventable!
Wildfires often begin unnoticed. These fires can be triggered by lightning, accidents, or deliberately. They spread quickly, igniting brush, trees, and homes. Reduce your risk by preparing now - before wildfire strikes.
Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if wildfires threaten your area.
Click on the Natural Disasters tab to the right and folllow the steps listed to protect your family, home, and property.