Checklist: Wildfire Pre-Evacuation Steps
When a wildfire has been reported near your home and an evacuation is anticipated, complete this checklist of steps (if time allows) to give your home the best chance of surviving.Download PDF
In an emergency, first responders need immediate access to the affected property. While perimeter walls, gates and fences do a great job of maintaining privacy, these physical barriers could delay help from police, paramedics or fire departments.Read More
Creating defensible space around your home or business could make a major difference in whether your structure survives a wildfire.Read More
Now is a good time to review your wildfire preparation plans. Let’s discuss the why, the what and the how of wildfire preparation for homeowners and business owners.Read More
With hurricane season now upon us and the risks of wildfires increasing every day in the summer heat, planning for natural disasters is an inevitable and necessary part of every disaster preparation or business continuity plan. But how effective will these plans be in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic?Read More
Most of us can, reluctantly, endure the occasional brief power outage from a weather event or other calamity. But an extended power outage can be a challenge to our dependence on modern appliances and electronic devices, and disaster plans should take power loss into account.Read More
Does your emergency preparedness plan include a generator? Whether you’re facing a public safety power shutoff in California due to red flag wildfire conditions or an ice storm, heavy snow or hurricane that downed power lines or another manmade or environmental emergency, it’s a good idea to be ready for power outages.Read More
When a wildfire spread through Gatlinburg, TN, local Cincinnati teams moved quickly to help our agents and policyholders recover.
FEMA video discusses wildfire mitigation efforts in Cedar Heights, CO.
Protecting yourself and your family is your first priority in the aftermath of a catastrophic event. When your auto, home, business or personal property is damaged or destroyed by a tornado, hail, flood or other destructive event, focus on people first.Read More
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