Fire Service Industry News: Use IBHS Resources to Reduce Wildfire Risk of Home or Business

01/18/2014
The Colby Fire near Los Angeles, California has forced more than 3,600 people to evacuate, highlighting the importance of preparing your property now to be more resistant  to wildfire.   The fast-moving Colby Fire has burned more than 1,700 acres outside Glendora since igniting Thursday morning, reports the U.S. Forest Service, and the fire has destroyed at least five homes, according to the Los Angeles Times. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued red flag warnings earlier this week in several areas of Southern California due to Santa Ana winds moving through the region. High winds and warm temperatures are expected to remain throughout the weekend, ...

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