Prepare your property for wildfires:
Creating a Defensible Space around your home will help protect your home and provide a safety zone for fire fighters. Fuel modification and planting fire-resistant plants are key components of creating a defensible Space. Please check out these very helpful homeowner’s guides to fuel modification and defensible space. You can get information about how to make a defensible space on line at www.readyforwildfire.org/Defensible-space or http://wildfiretoday.com/2016/04/18/defensible-space-video/
Sunrise Powerlink Grants are available on line at https://www.sunrisepowerlinkgrants.com to help you prepare your property for a wildfire.
Prepare your house for a wildfire ideas:
Do you know your ember ignition zones around your house?
If you have a deck you may vulnerable to a fire gaining entry into your house. Here’s some information on making a deck safe from FireWise.
Did you know that your attic can be a source of fire ignition during a wildfire? Click here for more information Attic Safety.
Do you have fencing that will resist wild fire embers? Chick here for more information on Fencing.