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Even though flood water has fallen to levels that make some bridges and channel roads passable in the tiny island town of Kaskaskia, Ill., local officials still don't have a good idea of how much damage more than three months of being submerged has done.
The focus of IBHS outreach in 2019 is calling out details of landscaping, construction materials, and the assembly of decks, roofs, siding, soffits and vents as ignition-point risks when seeded by wind-blown embers. It also is looking at the fire resistance of manufactured lumber, versus natural materials.