Every year, wildfire season seems to start sooner, last longer, and affect more individuals, families, animals and property. Whether you live on a small lot or a large ranch, being prepared is the best way to stay safe. While it’s important to do what you can to keep your home safe from wildfire, farms or ranches with livestock need extra attention and preparation to prevent loss from fires. Disaster preparedness is especially important when dealing with horses, cattle and other large animals because you may need extra time or space to evacuate them.
Below are a few tips to consider when creating your farm or ranch wildfire preparedness plan:
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