Recent studies just released and reported by Insurance Journal indicate that more than 80% of the wildfires in the U.S. have been caused by humans. That’s a tremendous impact when you consider the loss of life and property that occurs each year from these devastating fires.

To read more about these staggering figures and some reasons behind it, read the full article.

Then we must ask ourselves, what can we do to prevent these fires from starting in the first place? I turned to Smokey the Bear and his best wildfire prevention tips. You can find them here.

I hope you’ll join us in learning more about what we can do to protect the land around us and our homes.