Reduce Fire Losses
Research & Insights
Insight from previous and ongoing research efforts at the IBHS Research Center.
Suburban Wildfire Adaptation Roadmaps
Wildland fire is a natural phenomenon and is necessary for the health of some ecosystems. However, when these fires get out of control and threaten communities, they become a serious hazard. Defending against wildfire involves understanding that despite best efforts to reduce the risk, it will continue to be a threat.
Wildland Fire Embers and Flames: Home Mitigations That Matter
Expanding on the understanding of fire performance described in the Suburban Wildfire Adaptation Roadmaps, Wildland Fire Embers and Flames: Home Mitigations That Matter discusses available literature on the vulnerability of each component of the home and the need for this systematic, all-inclusive application of these mitigations.