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Are metal roofs more fire resistant than asphalt roofs?

In most cases
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Question: Are metal roofs more fire resistant than asphalt roofs?
Top Answer (35% of 20 votes): In most cases.

Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Metal will not ignite like asphalt and the thermal transition temperature is very high.
Answer: In most cases
Explanation: Metal doesn't burn but it does melt. Shingles are made from oil. It burns. The materials under that metal also burn. Metal roofs would be prefered where wildfires can drop hot embers on your roof.
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