California accounts for 2 million of the 4.5 million U.S. households at high or extreme risk from wildfire, according to the 2013 Verisk Wildfire Risk Analysis.

Using data from FireLine, powered by AER technology, Verisk’s wildfire risk management tool for insurers to assess wildfire risk at the address level, Verisk Insurance Solutions identified the number and percentage of properties at risk from wildfire in 10 states. The analysis includes advanced satellite data processing to determine the impact of fuel, slope and firefighter access, which contribute to wildfire risk.

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