In areas that are prone to wildfires, having a home or business with a fiber cement siding exterior has major benefits, including the peace of mind it provides. Fiber Cement Siding general carries a Class 1(A) fire/flame spread rating which gives it the highest rating possible.
Even if you don’t live in areas prone to wildfires, having a home or business built in fiber cement siding can alleviate fears of accidental fires. In fact, fiber cement has passed some of the strictest fire certification requirements in California. In terms of fire resistance, it is the best siding choice on the market.
To expand upon this topic, Matt Risinger's recent video answers the question: “Will it burn?” When comparing fiber cement vs other siding materials.