010722 Fire Prevention-How to prepare your home for wildfires

Fire prevention

Topics in this easy to read and comprehend reminder/recommendation guide include:

Vegetation management

Home ignition zones

Landscaping and maintenance

Fire resistive construction

Roofing and vents

Decks and porches

Siding and windows

Be prepared

Emergency responder access

Home address legible and easy to see

Wide driveways, at least 12 feet wide and at least 15 feet tall

Develop, discuss emergency action plans

Have two ways out of your home

Evacuate if you feel it is unsafe to remain

Conduct an annual insurance review

Create or update your home inventory list

Talk to your local fire protection agencies such as the local fire department, State wildfire agency to learn about the specific wildfire risk where you live.

Here is the full age for this important topic:

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