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Wildfire Risk Analytics

A rising risk demands data that can keep up

The growing scope and severity of wildfire risk call for practical, innovative tools to help insurers manage their exposure.

4.5 million U.S. properties are at high to extreme risk for wildfire, according to Verisk estimates.

Wildfire Risk Insight

Fuel To The Flame White Paper

Managing wildfire risk has become an increasingly important challenge for many insurers, as the peril continues to grow in frequency, severity, and scope.

And, with long-term projections showing that this trend will likely continue, understanding research and data on mitigation activities at all levels is emerging as a key trend within the industry.

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Manage wildfire risk at the address level

California Wildfires

Manage wildfire risk at the address level

FireLine® provides property-specific hazard scores based on the risk factors of fuel, slope, and access, and identifies risks exposed to wind-borne embers. Additional available insights include community-level mitigation information and historical wildfire activity.

Building property risk profiles from a data ecosystem

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As wildfires and other natural catastrophes grow in frequency and severity, so does the value of data ecosystems to help insurers gain a comprehensive view of property risk, from address-level exposure to granular, up-to-date reconstruction cost estimates.

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See how destruction aligns with risk

Wildfire Destruction

See how destruction aligns with risk

FireLine is extensively validated with post-event wildfire data. The tool is frequently updated to better reflect the latest risk landscape, drawing on our deep expertise in the science of wildfire trends and behavior.

Wildfire Risk Analysis

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Verisk’s wildfire risk analysis determines the number and percentage of properties at high and extreme risk from wildfire in the 13 most wildfire-prone states and two Canadian provinces.*

*AB, AZ, BC, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA, and WY

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Understand the role and effectiveness of mitigation

Aerial Imagery

Understand the role and effectiveness of mitigation

Verisk works in concert with community-level mitigation programs to track participation. And we’re using aerial imagery to study the levels of adoption and effectiveness of property-level mitigation efforts such as maintaining defensible space around structures.

Additional insights

2022 Wildfire

Why 2022 is already a historic wildfire season

Gain insights into the 2022 wildfire season in the United States and learn how early snow melts contribute to greater wildfire risk.

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Wildfire Rules

Proposed wildfire rules could reshape insurance pricing in California

California may implement new wildfire rating regulations that could impact personal and commercial property insurers.

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Wildfire Risk In 2021

Evolving exposure: Lessons from the 2021 wildfire season

In our newest wildfire report, we take the measure of another year of record-setting wildfires

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