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The rising cost of wildfire protection

Author(s): Ross Gorte
Year Published: 2013

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