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March 16th, 2021

Illustration of how fire moves from low lying vegetation into the canopy of a tree with the text, "Defensible Space, Eliminate ladder fuels."

Alt-text: Illustration of how fire moves from low-lying vegetation into the canopy of a tree with the text, "Defensible Space, Eliminate ladder fuels."

Facebook: Low-lying branches and vegetation that can help carry flames into the tops of trees and shrubs. These ladder fuels can lead to the quicker spread of wildfire. Eliminating ladder fuels around your property can prevent that spread and protect your home. Learn more about them in the publications below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafety

https://www.livingwithfire.com/resources/publications/

Twitter: Ladder fuels can spread wildfire. Eliminate ladder fuels in and around your property to reduce the risk of wildfire. Learn more below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafety

https://www.livingwithfire.com/resources/publications/


Photo of pink flowers and text that says, "Defensible Space, choose plants with high moisture content."

Alt-text: Photo of pink flowers and text that says, "Defensible Space, choose plants with high moisture content."

Facebook: For home landscaping, select less flammable, high-moisture plants. These plants can help slow the spread of wildfire. When selecting plants, choose smaller plants and remember to keep them well-groomed and healthy. Learn more in our Choosing the Right Plants for Northern Nevada's High Fire Hazard Areas guide linked below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafety

https://bit.ly/3cZU4T5

Twitter:High-moisture plants are less likely to spread wildfire. Select smaller, less flammable plants for home landscaping, and keep them well-groomed and healthy. Learn more below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafety

https://bit.ly/3cZU4T5


Illustration of plants before and after thining with text that says "Defensible Space, create separation between plants."

Alt-text: Illustration of plants before and after thining with text that says "Defensible Space, create separation between plants."

Facebook: Dense groups of trees and shrubs pose a significant wildfire threat. Thinning dense plant life to create more space between them can increase the effectiveness of defensible space. Learn more about defensible space and preparing your home and family for wildfire below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep #FireSafety

https://www.livingwithfire.com/resources/publications/

Twitter: Dense groups of trees and shrubs pose a significant wildfire threat. Thin dense plant life to create more space between them. Learn more below.

#LivingWithFire #FireYear #DefensibleSpace #NWAC #Wildfire #FirePrep

https://www.livingwithfire.com/resources/publications/

 

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