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Home > Geologic Hazards > Fires > Damages
 
 
Wildfires can have disastrous consequences:
  • Damage to residences
  • Damage to commercial buildings
  • Damage to timber, grasslands and natural resources

Economic consequences include:

  • Cost of suppression
  • Reduced property values
  • Lost sales and business revenues
  • Reduced tourism
  • Increased water treatment costs

Resources threatened including communities, homes, gas transmission lines, electrical facilities and lines, timber, watershed and recreation areas, and wildlife.

 
 
 
 
Last Updated: 4/15/2011 10:05 AM 
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