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FUEL REDUCTION

Creating and maintaining defensible space requires reducing fuel that grows  seasonally and accumulates on the landscape over time.  While a Fire Strong Design depends on a holistic approach, fuel reduction is a great place to start because it addresses the threat of radiant heat ignition and creates the foundation for our other strategies to perform.

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"The goal here is not to eliminate fire but to interrupt fire’s path and keep flames smaller and on the ground."

-National Fire Protection Agency

ESTABLISH DEFENSIBLE SPACE AT HOME

100-200 ft out from the home

Brush & blackberry mulching

Tree limbing & canopy spacing

Wood chipping

Gutter cleaning 

Leaf & debris clean up

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AFTER

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AFTER

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CREATE DEFENSIBLE SPACE

Change the type of wildfire your property could experience from severe to survivable.

Ready to reduce the fuel around your home?