Wildfire Definition

by Laurent Cousineau

Wildfires will become more frequent and more powerful due to manmade climate change

Wildfires will become more frequent and more powerful due to manmade climate change

A wildfire is any uncontrollable fire ignition that may take place in the countryside or in the wilderness.

There are certain factors that may cause this natural disaster.

Notably, it can be caused by extreme temperatures and/or a lack of precipitation due to climate change.

Five Safety Measures

There are safety precautionary measures that should be taken into consideration to protect your family and your home from it, most importantly to be prepared for the financial impact that may arise.

First is to validate your Homeowner’s Policy Coverage Limit, the value of your residence will most probably be replaced by insurance carriers.

Second is to make a list of your belongings. You can even record it on video so that there is an evidence or proof of the destroyed assets to acquire insurance funds.

Third is to stay put in agreement with Brush Clearance Requirements as wildfires are impulsive and random.

Furthermore, the best and the most common way to prevent heavy damage is to maintain the surroundings of your residence, remove dry leaves, dead ground coat and unnecessary debris.

The last step is to make use of wildfire equipment and services. There are innovative technologies out in the market that can combat wildfire when it occurs.

Additional Advice

Factors concerning the weather affect the globe, so if you want to ensure the future of your own family, you have to be ready in terms of disasters such as this.

You can never stop a wildfire, but you can do something before it attacks your area and burns all your investments.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Climate Change Glossary.

Return to Top of Page  

Like This Page?

Recent Articles

  1. Interview With Jonah Bryson: "If we fail to protect the environment, nothing else matters"

    Nov 07, 16 12:21 AM

    We had the chance to speak with Film Director, Musician and Conservationist Jonah Bryson during TIFF 2016. Bryson has directed “The Fight For Bala”, a

    Read More

  2. Climate is Back

    Nov 07, 16 12:19 AM

    As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I’ve come

    Read More

  3. Politicians Need to Break Free From Fossil Fuels

    Nov 06, 16 11:39 PM

    It’s time to break free from fossil fuels! It’s not time to promote pipelines and expand tar sands production in an attempt to create short-term jobs.

    Read More

  4. The Tides They Are A Changin'

    Nov 06, 16 11:18 PM

    We are really screwing up the Earth, and not having another one handy we need to get the message out to change our ways before it's too late. We cannot

    Read More

  5. Dying for Your Planet

    Oct 30, 16 02:51 PM

    Have you ever thought about what you value so much that you'd be willing to die for? What immediately comes to my mind is that I would do anything to keep

    Read More

Alternative Energy








How to Help


Important News

Sign a Petition!