Prepare Yards For Fire Before It Comes

Prepare Yards For Fire Before It Comes

If you're looking for a weekend project, check out your yard and make sure it's fire-proof.

This means burnable brush, shrubs and vegetation within 30 feet of the building should be cleared away. Sheridan County fire warden, Bill Biastoch, said fire prepared properties are easier for firefighters to defend.

Biastoch said there's a lot to know when it comes to having your home ready for the worst-case fire scenario. He points home and cabin owners to to learn more about how they can build a first line of defense against wildfires.

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