Many residents of Northern California are experiencing PG&E power outages-the reason? To prevent power lines from sparking wildfires during dry and windy weather.
Tips to prevent a wildfire (exterior part of home)
- Trim trees around the
- Clear an area around the house to create a buffer zone to reduce the spread of fire.
- Don’t stack firewood close to the
- Minimize attached structures that may spread fire to the house.
- Clean your rain gutters. Open rain gutters hold debris. A single spark could ignite the debris and the fire could easily spread to your home’s roof or siding and set adjacent trees and bushes ablaze.