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More than 740,000 residences in the western U.S., with estimated value of more than $136 billion, are at “high” or “very high” risk of sustaining damage from a wildfire, with 168,000 of the “very high” risk residences valued at more than $32 billion, according to a new report by CoreLogic.

CoreLogic focused on the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), the area where urban development and wildland meet. Fires are most often attributed to wildland areas, so the best way to recognize high-risk residential structures is to locate the WUI.

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