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Be Ready, Be Firewise

Take personal responsibility and prepare long before the threat of a wildland fire so your home is ready in case of a fire:

  • Create defensible space by clearing brush away from your home.
  • Use fire-resistant landscaping and harden your home with fire-safe construction measures.
  • Assemble emergency supplies and belongings in a safe place.
  • Plan escape routes and make sure all those residing within the home know the plan of action.
  • Learn more ways to protect yourself, your family and your property