Lessons for London: Responding to Fort McMurray

Pat Van Bakel, president and CEO, Crawford & Company┬« (Canada) Inc., explores the unique circumstances of the massive Fort McMurray wildfire, from on-the-ground challenges to claims issues and demand surge, in a seminar entitled, “On The FrontLine: New Frontiers in the Adjusting of Wildfire Losses.” In May 2016, a massive wildfire destroyed 10 percent of…

Help Protect Your Home from Wildfires

As you read this article, thousands of wildfires are burning around the globe. Wildfires are active in Indonesia, Spain, the United States, Mexico, China, Germany, Algeria, Peru, Australia, South Africa and numerous other countries as this interactive Global Forest Watch Fires map shows. Wildfires are defined as uncontrolled blazes fueled by weather, wind and dry…