Wild Land Fire House Protection

Posted on: Monday May 4, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Wild Land Fire House Protection

Tip 1: Look at your trees. If the trees are predominantly junipers, which are extremely flammable, there should a 10-foot space between trees. This will prevent flames from jumping from tree to tree so easily. Also make sure you do not have any trees butting up against your house this will help prevent your home from catching on fire.

Tip 2: Keep the lawn watered and mowed and shorter then 3 inches or less on all sides of your house. This is so your grass wont catches fire.

Tip 3: In the summer when your doing updates to your home, consider using less flammable materials like brick, stone and metal for roofing and siding.

Tip 4: If your driveway is over 150 feet long, make sure there is a large turnaround near the house. The turn around radius should be at least 30 feet. The reason why this will enable the fire trucks to easily turn around in the driveway if they are protecting your home during a fire.