California has a well-known and significant fire season that typically occurs during the late spring, summer, and early fall months. The state’s fire season is influenced by a combination of factors, including weather conditions, vegetation, and human activity. Our office often gets questions regarding fire safety and we wanted to offer you some valuable resources to better protect you and your property from a wildfire.
Here Are Some Important Tips For Your Safety:
Focus on Home Hardening
Home hardening is a set of proactive measures that homeowners can take to make their properties more resilient to wildfires. While home hardening doesn’t prevent wildfires from occurring, it can significantly reduce the risk of a wildfire causing severe damage to homes and communities.
Be Aware of your Immediate Zones
In wildfire prevention and preparedness, the “immediate zone” refers to the area immediately surrounding a home or structure. This zone plays a critical role in protecting the structure from wildfires and is often referred to as the “home ignition zone.”
Vegetation Management is controlling plant material to prevent wildfire spread. It requires a constant commitment to follow the 4 R’s of Vegetation Management to reduce the threat. Removal Reduction Replacement Resistant
More Safety Tips
Are you doing the right thing, the wrong way…for example, trying to eliminate the fire hazards around your home, and in the process, starting a wildland fire? Click to learn some basic fire safety tips that will help keep you and your property safe from wildfires.
We hope that these tips help you better understand the importance of wildfire prevention. These resources have been provided by the Orange County Fire Authority and Riverside County Fire. These tips and more resources can be found at their websites on the links below.