Firewise for homeowners


Defensible Space - Living with Fire: Firewise

Defensible Space

Creating a defensible space around your house can enable your home to survive a wildfire. This defensible space is an area of reduced fuels between your home and the untouched wildland.

The photos below show the difference between being unsafe and being Firewise. Can you spot the changes?

Before and After Firewise

Creating a defensible space zones

Step 1

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Step 3

graphic showing firewise maintenance

More Information on Creating a survivable space.