Released July 10, 2013Experts from eXtension.org advise homeowners to create defenses against wildfires by starting with the house and then working out from...>Read More
Home survival in wildfire prone areas depends on a combination of choices regarding building materials and design decisions for the home or building combined...>Read More
Prepare before the fire occurs by keeping the corrals and barns free of fuel (vegetation or hay) and have halters or facilities to load and remove the animals...>Read More
If there is a wildfire in your area you may need to get out and firefighters may need to get in, so build fire safety into your road or driveway designs and make...>Read More
Most fire authorities have priorities in wildfires:Firefighters' first priority is to save lives. This includes the public as well as those fighting the fire...>Read More
Fire safety must be a major factor in landscape design when homes are built in wildfire-prone areas. Appropriate landscapes can make a significant contribution...>Read More
Firewise plants have a number of characteristics in common, but also can vary considerably. Below are some important points about these plants and their management...>Read More
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Stephen Quarles is an expert on how building materials perform and how different building designs fare in wildfires. For example, does the roof design make the...
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