Proper maintenance of your home, outbuildings, and backyard woods will help you and the local emergency responders considerably in protecting your property from wildfire.
Reduce your risk of loss to a wildfire by applying these guidelines now. Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if a wildfire threatens your property. Here are some additional things that you can and should do:
Contact your local fire department, health department, or forestry office for information on fire laws.
Be aware of hazardous weather and fuel conditions that could cause a wildfire.
Teach your children about fire safety.
Post fire emergency telephone numbers.
Plan several escape routes from your home and property.
Talk with your neighbors about wildfire safety.