Prepare your home for wildfire season

House of fire by dvs on FlickrWildfire season isn’t limited to summer and fall any more. Before things really heat up, California homeowners can take simple steps to protect their homes and neighborhoods against wildfires.

  • Clear the space around your home, from 100 to 500 feet depending on conditions.
  • Landscape the area around your home with fire-resistant plants.
  • Use non-combustible building materials.
  • Check the area around your home for any fire hazards.
  • Have an adequate water supply handy for fire fighting.
  • Make sure there are accessible roads to your home.

For more information:

Is Your Home Fire Safe?
Wildfire Prevention

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