FEMA – After a fire your flood risk goes up

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In some cases a severe wildfire can leave the ground charred, barren, and  unable to absorb water. That means even light rain can potentially turn into a financially devastating flash flood or mudflow. Watch the video below to learn more about the importance of flood insurance.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

2 thoughts on “FEMA – After a fire your flood risk goes up”

  1. Not a bad PSA. Some of the public needs to be educated on what home owner insurance will and will not cover. Flood insurance may be needed after a fire.


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