A fire-free summer does not call for complacency

Fire

Paul Redington, regional major loss manager of Zurich, explains why insurers and the government should work together to create a risk map of areas vulnerable to wildfires.

While wildfires raged across Europe this summer, unseasonably damp weather in Britain kept the fire risk low for much of the country.

The hottest June on record was quickly followed by one of the

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