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Webinar Press Conference: How Do You Prepare Your Home & Finances for Wildfires

May 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Historic drought conditions may make this year’s 2021 wildfire season one of the worst ever. Now is the time to learn how to reduce your home’s risk and protect it from embers, which are the main culprit in home destruction from wildfire.  This dynamic video event features wildfire prevention experts who will share tips on how to protect your property and your finances from the devastation of wildfire.

 Prepare for Wildfire: Think Like an Ember to Protect Your Home & Finances from Wildfire

Outlook for Western States – National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

  • The latest update on wildfire risks and what you can do to OUTTHINK WILDFIRE™

Think Like an Ember to Be Wildfire Ready – Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)

  • Based on IBHS’s latest research, Wildfire Ready guidance takes homeowners through the most critical actions to improve wildfire-resistance. A new augmented reality mobile device app, Wildfire Ready Virtual, brings homeowners and renters inside the risk showing how embers travel and ignite vulnerable areas of the home demonstrating the value of mitigation actions.

Financial Preparedness – Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.I)

  • Simple reminders that can protect your finances and family

How to Make a Home Inventory – American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA)

  • Quick, easy tips on creating a record of your personal belongings


When:             May 20, 2021 at 10:00 am PACIFIC

Where:            Click here to register for this free webinar

What:              Press Conference Webinar providing tips and tools to prepare for wildfires.

Who:               News outlets



Michele Steinberg, Wildfire Division Director, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Daniel Gorham, P.E., Research Engineer, IBHS, and a former firefighter

Janet Ruiz, Director, Strategic Communications, I.I.I.

Nicole Ganley, Senior Director Public Affairs, APCIA


MEDIA NOTE: Video demonstration and toolkits with tips from experts provided.




May 20, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am