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Natural disaster preparedness highlights risky, but manageable wildfires

Posted On: Sep. 5, 2015 12:00 AM CST

In Business Insurance's six-part series on natural disaster preparedness, Assistant Managing Editor Aranya Tomseth takes a look at wildfires — a growing problem in the U.S., according to recent data by the National Interagency Fire Center. More than 8 million acres have burned in U.S. wildfires so far this year, and the numbers are rising. Can the risk be mitigated? Experts say yes.