Protecting your Home from Forest Fire

Our unusally dry summer has led to increased fire danger, as evidenced by the recent Fourmile Fire, among the most destructive fires in the state’s history. (See Governor Ritter’s disaster declaration here.) If you live in the mountains or foothills, there are many precautions you can take to help protect your home in case of a fire, i.e. making sure the trees are cleared near structures. Our library has many resources for forest-area homeowners, including:

We have much more on this topic as well, so be sure to search our web catalog for additional resources.