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The rising cost of wildfire protection

Author(s): Ross Gorte
Year Published: 2013
Description:

Headwaters Economics produced this report to better understand and address why wildfires are becoming more severe and expensive. The report also describes how the protection of homes in the Wildland-Urban Interface has added to these costs and concludes with a brief discussion of solutions that may help control escalating costs. Headwaters Economics is making a long-term commitment to better understanding these issues.

Citation: Gorte, Ross. 2013. The rising cost of wildfire protection. Bozeman, MT: Headwaters Economics. 15 p.
Topic(s): Fire Policy & Law, Fire & Economics, Wildland Urban Interface
Ecosystem(s): None
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
Hot Topic(s): Fire Policy & Law
NRFSN number: 12409
FRAMES RCS number: 16372
Record updated: Nov 1, 2017