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Webinar | Wildfire Threat and the West

September 26, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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Webinar Summary

Wildland fire has evolved to be an item of greater concern for the communities and businesses that reside within them as the wildfire season is growing longer and starting earlier each year. In part due to climate change, wildfires are growing in intensity and scale, particularly in the western United States.

Traditional wildfire mitigation tactics include utilization of noncombustible construction materials, regular brush clearing, and noncombustible planting in landscape design, however recent research & technology has resulted in additional methods for hardening buildings against the wildfire threat. This webinar is designed to raise the awareness of the threat that wildfire presents and the methods that can be employed to harden structures against the threat, while considering the importance of site and vegetation management in maintaining defensible spaces. The session will review some of the risk management practices and resources that property owners and risk managers can employ to better protect their structures from the threat of wildfire in constructing a Wildland Fire Emergency Response Plan.

Note: This webinar is intended to provide a loss control perspective of the topic. Insurance coverage issues will not be covered during this webcast. If you have questions concerning coverage or insurability, please contact your insurance broker or underwriter.

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This webinar is designed for Chubb appointed Agents and Brokers, and their select Clients.


Shawn O’Shell
Senior Risk Specialist
Chubb Risk Engineering

Eric Carlos
AVP Branch Manager
Chubb Risk Engineering


60 Minutes


Webinars are offered free of charge to Chubb agents and brokers and their select clients.

Continuing Education Credit

Please note that webinars are NOT approved for CE credits.


Registration is required. To register for this webinar, click on the Register Now button near the top of the page. Participants will receive an e-mail confirmation with the webinar access information, including the URL link and dial-in information.


September 26, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
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