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August 10, 2021

How to Create a Wildfire Evacuation Plan

Every year, wildfires force residents in California and throughout the United States to evacuate their homes and communities. For residents in fire-prone areas, it’s important to create an evacuation plan to ensure you and your family are able to remain safe. If evacuation becomes necessary, you’ll need to know where to go and what to bring to stay safe while the wildfire threat is present. To help you prepare for wildfire season, here’s how to create a wildfire evacuation plan. Protect your home from wildfire by installing a Frontline Wildfire Defense exterior sprinkler system. For more information, contact us today for a free consultation. Understanding Evacuation Alerts Throughout wildfire season, it’s important to keep an eye out for alerts from authorities to understand whether or not evacuation is necessary. US residents can download the FEMA app to receive alerts from the National Weather Service or sign up for community alerts […]
August 3, 2021

5 Wildfire Facts You Need to Know

Wildfires are a widespread issue in the United States, causing costly and deadly destruction across the country every year. As climate conditions continue to worsen, these disasters are becoming even more common and destructive, particularly in states like California that see frequent droughts. To prepare for wildfires and stay protected during these catastrophic events, it’s important for residents in fire-prone areas to understand what causes fires, how they spread, and what risks they pose. Here are five key facts about wildfires that you need to know.
July 15, 2021

2021 California Fire Season Outlook & Predictions

The 2020 California fire season was devastating, and unfortunately, the 2021 fire season isn’t likely to be much better. In fact, many predict that it could be even worse. Due to droughts, extreme heat, and dry vegetation, California is likely to see more destructive wildfires in 2021, and residents need to be prepared for the damages that may come. From property and land destruction to hazardous air, it’s important for individuals in fire-prone areas to be aware of potential hazards so that they can protect themselves, their families, and their property. To give you a better idea of what to expect in the coming months, here’s an overview of the 2021 California fire season outlook.
July 15, 2021

Marin County Measure C: The Wildfire Prevention Authority Parcel Tax

As wildfires in California continue to cause extreme damages throughout the state, many local and state agencies are taking steps to implement stronger wildfire safety, prevention, and preparedness methods. The Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority Measure C is a special tax that was approved in 2020 for a period of 10 years. This new measure is designed to help prevent wildfires by funding wildfire prevention and preparedness methods via a new parcel tax. Residents of Marin County and nearby areas are sure to have questions regarding this new measure, including what it does, who must pay the tax, and how the funds will be used. Here’s everything you need to know about the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority Measure C parcel tax.
June 21, 2021

8 Ways to Help Prevent Wildfires

Wildfires throughout the United States, and particularly in California, have become increasingly worse over the past several years, causing extreme devastation to local communities and ecosystems. As these disasters continue to impact communities around the country, it’s important for residents in fire-prone areas to learn what they can do to help prevent wildfires. While no single person can prevent wildfires altogether, there are several steps everyone can follow to help prevent fires from occurring and spreading. Here are eight ways to help prevent wildfires.
May 28, 2021

History of Fires in Australia & What We Can Learn

Australia has a long history of devastating wildfires, and fires in the country are only getting more severe as climate conditions continue to worsen. Australian wildfires continue to destroy the country’s natural landscape, threaten its native species, and pose health risks to residents. As wildfires also continue to devastate areas around the United States, examining Australia’s wildfire history might help us learn more about how we can prevent and safely handle wildfires here in the states. With that in mind, here’s a closer look at the history of wildfires in Australia and what we can learn from it.