Research shows around 80% of homes lost to wildfires could have been prevented if their owners had followed simple fire-safe practices. With longer wildfire seasons and fires burning larger areas, it is more important than ever to prepare your home and property for wildfire. Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation has the tools you need to access the fire risk on your property at their website…at DNRC.gov…or DNRC is offering free on-site home risk assessments that include a site visit and detailed in-person evaluation of your home by a fire professional. They will assess your property and provide personalized recommendations on how you can reduce your wildfire risk. Wildfire is inevitable in Montana, but there are steps you can take to make your home safer.