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April 27th, 2021

Photo of a woman removing dead vegetation from a roof with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Remove dead vegetation and debris."

Alt-text: Photo of a woman removing dead vegetation from a roof with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Remove dead vegetation and debris."

Facebook: Reduce the vulnerability of your house during a wildfire. Remove dead vegetation and other debris on the roof, in the rain gutters, near fences, and other areas in the zone up to 30 feet from your house. Learn more in the Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide linked below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafe
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf

Twitter: Remove debris near and around your home to reduce its vulnerability during a wildfire. Learn more in the Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafe
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf


Illustration of a roof opening with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Block openings between roofing materials."

Alt-text: Illustration of a roof opening with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Block openings between roofing materials."

Facebook: Spacing between roofing materials and the roof deck such as barrel tiles or overlapping tiles can increase the vulnerability of your home to wildfire. Make sure to block them and repair as needed. Consult the Living With Fire Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide linked below for more information.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafe
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf

Twitter: Space between roofing materials increases the vulnerability of your home during a wildfire. Be sure to block them. Consult the Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide below for more info.

#LivingWithFire #HomeHardening #NWAC #Wildfire
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf


Illustration of the eaves of a home before and after installing soffetts with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Enclose eaves with soffits."

Alt-text: Illustration of the eaves of a home before and after installing soffits with text that says, "Harden your home to withstand wildfire. Enclose eaves with soffits."

Facebook: The area under the roof overhang of a house, also known as eaves, provides an entry point for burning embers if nearby debris or other materials are burning. Lower the risk of fire by installing soffits to close off. Learn more in the Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide from Living with Fire linked below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafe
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf

Twitter: The area under the roof overhang of a house provides an entry point for burning embers if nearby debris is burning. Install soffits to reduce the vulnerability of this area. Learn more below.

#LivingWithFire #HomeHardening #NWAC
https://naes.agnt.unr.edu/pms/pubs/2020-3810.pdf

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