Suggested ABCs for those new at burning vegetation
Fire safety in Mendocino County is not just a construct for fire season. It is an ongoing process which requires the efforts of several diligent agencies such as the Sherwood Firewise Communities, The Mendocino County Firesafe Council, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors, The County Department of Transportation, Cal Fire, local fire departments and several …
It started because her Charger was touching her metal bed frame. So lesson to everyone make sure your kids are not charging their phones on the bed or sleeping with their chargers on their beds.
Ensuring your tree has adequate water can keep it from becoming dry. Dry trees are more likely to become a fire hazard if it comes into contact with a nearby heat source!
Howard and his wife, Merritt, are now rebuilding in a way to avoid a repeat of the disaster. They’re part of a small yet growing number of people building homes with a design and materials to resist fire. The Boosters’ new home will have a metal roof and and it won’t have an attic or soffit vents. Napa-based architect Brendan Kelly says it will be “impregnable” using pre-fabricated steel framing wrapped in noncombustible insulation from Canada-based homebuilding company BONE Structure.
Underground fires pose a continuing threat.
Kris Babbs (Keep Oregon Green) and Tom Fields (Oregon Department of Forestry) show you the treatments necessary to help make your home and surrounding property more resilient from a possible fire. Fire can originate in the forest, or even on your own property. Creating your fire safe plan may take a unique approach, because your …