By Mountain West Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
Are you prepared for the worst? No one wants to imagine that a wildfire would ever move to their property; however it is best to be as prepared as possible to minimize losses in case of a disaster.
The best precaution is to make sure that your belongings are covered with an insurance policy. Government disaster financial assistance will only help cover certain things. It is wise to also keep a detailed inventory of all your belongings, including but not limited to livestock, pesticides, equipment, fertilizers, fuels, medicines, and personal belongings.
There are many precautions that you can take prior to disaster to protect your belongings from wildfire damage. Make sure that you have a plan, especially if there is already a wildfire nearby or during a dry season. Make sure to also have an evacuation plan for your family members and any farm workers.
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