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Home design and retrofitting techniques for wildfire defense

California Fire Science Consortium In the 2017 fires, homes were the most combustible part of the landscape (frequently trees in the yard survived the fire, but the home burned). Embers come in two forms, vegetation and construction material fragments. What can be controlled in a fire? Fuel arrangement and availability. Defensible space includes zones, 1= …

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