Wildfire Risk Reduction Resources

Home Fire Ignition Zones

3 Zones of Landscape Planning & Maintenance identified to help you protect your home from potential effects of wildfire:
  • Immediate Zone: 0 - 5 foot distance around the home, the most important zone for protection, should be a non-combustible area.
  • Intermediate Zone: 5 - 30 foot distance around the home, use careful landscaping that will help decrease fire behavior.
  • Extended Zone: 30 – 100 foot distance around the home, goal is to keep flames smaller and on the ground.

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