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  1. Does Wildfire Mitigation Work? 16 Examples and Counting!

    BY: Allison Jolley

    We recently published a story highlighting six examples of wildfire mitigation paying off in 2018. You asked for more, and I’m happy to report that just for 2017 and 2018… Read More

  2. Science Tuesday: Why Homes Burn (and Why I’m Reminding You)

    BY: Lenya Quinn-Davidson

    I was nine years old when my dad’s family home burned in the Oakland Hills Fire. As a country kid from one of the most fire-prone counties in northern California, I was no… Read More

  3. The Art and Science of Home Wildfire Evaluations

    BY: Wendy Fulks, with contributions from Eric Lovgren

    This past spring, FAC Net asked our members some questions about their core FAC practices. We wanted to understand more about their work on, and interest in, things like: … Read More

  4. Using Science to Improve Wildfire Outcomes: An Interview with Steve Quarles

    BY: Dr. Steve Quarles

    Dr. Steve Quarles joined the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) in 2011. He is currently Chief Scientist for Wildfire and Durability and serves as the… Read More