In 2016, over 67,000 wildfires were reported across the US. In total, the wildfires destroyed over 4,000 structures. 3,000 of the structures destroyed were residential. As commercial and personal real estate development expands into forests and grasslands, the odds of wildfire related property damage goes up. You can’t fight back a wildfire that is encroaching on your home or business. However, you can take steps to protect it and evacuate when necessary. Learn how you can help protect your home or business from a wildfire. Keep you and your family safe and know how and when to evacuate.