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I'm honored to help moderate a session tomorrow at Backyards & Beyond in Salt Lake City featuring author Linda Masterson. She'll be talking about her book, +Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life+ and its impetus from her own experience of doing just that.
Linda and her husband lost their home near Fort Collins, Colorado, in the Crystal Fire in 2011. After working through the insurance claims process and rebuilding her life, she used her significant talents to research and write a handbook that every property owner in the WUI should own. I was privileged to review and provide comments on her draft manuscript. Linda has so much important information to convey that every homeowner should know.
Linda will also be a featured speaker along with Carole Walker, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association  during our lunchtime presentation on Friday. I'll be moderating this discussion about "Why Do We Prepare? A Property Insurance Perspective".</p>