Tag: Fire preparation

Wildfire protection

Reducing the risk of losing your home in a wildfire includes creating defensible space. The first 35 feet – Zone 1 – is especially critical. The next 65 feet will reduce the likelihood of “ladder fuels” spreading flames from nearby vegetation to your home.

October is traditionally a high risk month for wildfires in San Diego. Brush dried from the long, hot summer combined with Santa Ana winds is a recipe that has produced the two largest wildfires in San Diego history in October…