Multiple major wildfires have scorched more than 170,000 acres combined in California and Colorado, with some fires showing extraordinary behavior.
The Apple Fire prompted evacuations as it burned a portion of California’s Riverside County where 98 percent of the area was at high or extreme wildfire risk.
As the Bighorn Fire in Arizona grows rapidly near Tucson, Verisk’s FireLine wildfire risk management tool guides analysis of risk factors in the fire area.
Recent years’ wildfire activity underscores how dynamic the risk can be as property insurers gear up for the 2020 season. Verisk’s FireLine tool can help.
Firefighters around the world are struggling with wildfire seasons that seem to grow longer and more destructive every year.
California housing activity experiences notable growth in wildfire-impacted regions. Verisk analyzes increases in housing activity in these areas.
Three major wildfires caused damage and widespread evacuations in California. Verisk has preliminary analysis of the risk distribution in affected ZIP codes.
Verisk’s 2019 wildfire risk analysis shows ongoing elevated activity in the western United States and Canada, backed by data from Verisk’s FireLine tool.
Wildfire activity is intensifying in the western United States, including the Walker and Red Bank fires in California. Verisk FireLine is guiding analysis.
The Pedro Mountain Fire surpassed 12,000 acres and destroyed four structures in Wyoming; Verisk’s FireLine wildfire risk management tool is guiding analysis.
The Museum Fire consumed nearly 2,000 acres in the area of Arizona’s Coconino National Forest. Verisk’s FireLine guided the analysis of wildfire risk factors.
Assessing wildfire risk to properties takes deep, diverse data, plus sophisticated analytics and scientific methods in an ecosystem of constant innovation.
FireLine, Verisk’s wildfire risk management tool, is guiding analysis of risk factors within the perimeter of the Chuckegg Creek Fire in Alberta, Canada.
Wildfires need three things—conducive weather, a source of ignition, and a supply of fuel.
A record 2018 wildfire season in California, with signals suggesting more of the same to come, is driving insurers to seek better risk assessment tools.
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