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Being Prepared for a Wildfire Can Save Your Life and Home

Being Prepared for a Wildfire Can Save Your Life and Home

I’m Ed Smith, a Northern California wildfire attorney. Once again, California is besieged by wildfires capable of taking life and destroying property. For those in harm’s way, being prepared can often make an enormous difference. Granted, taking steps to secure your home or business and making sure that you are ready to face the ordeal of evacuation doesn’t mean that your home will be spared or that your life won’t be turned upside down. What preparedness will give you is peace of mind and a better chance of surviving the fire’s wrath. Let’s take a look at the impact of a wildfire, what steps you can take to stay alert to its progress and what you can do to lessen the trauma of a necessary evacuation.

Wildfires in Northern California Are Becoming the New Normal

Wildfires in Northern California Are Becoming the New Normal

I’m Ed Smith, a Northern California Wildfire Attorney. For those of us who live in California, our way of life is intimately linked to weather conditions. That is not all bad since California offers some of the best weather in the country. However, for the second year in a row, it has become clear that the weather is instigating what Governor Brown called a new normal, the event of devastating wildfires. According to a representative of Cal Fire, the total devastation and rapid spread of wildfires has never been seen in the state.