Home Assessment

What is Home Assessment?

Home Assessment meaning in Safety terms is

  • Evaluation of a dwelling and its immediate surrounding to determine its potential to escape damage by an approaching wildland fire. Includes the fuels and vegetation in the yard and adjacent to the structure, roof environment, decking and siding materials, prevailing winds, topography, fire history, etc., with the intent of mitigating fire hazards and risks. 


reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group