Defensible Space Reduces Fuel Load - Clean and Green Landscape Around Your Home
Zone 1 + 30 feet
•Leaves cleared from foundation
•Clean gutters and roofs
•Limited shrubs against the house
•Use of fire resistive planting

Zone 2 + 100 feet

•Clear understory ladder fuels
•Trim limbs to 6-10 ft above ground
•Clean up dead fall and fuel load

Zone 3 + 200 feet

•Remove accumulated  woody debris
•Thin small trees up to 6 inch diameter
•Reduce density of tall tree canopies
            How to have a Firewise Home (pdf)
Protect Your Home
Link to The basics of defensible space and “The Home Ignition Zone" (Video)
Landscape/Construction Guide (pdf)