August 13, 2019

San Francisco Chronicle Highlights Frontline System for Wildfire Mitigation

Wildfire Mitigation Article Explains How Frontline Works A recent San Francisco Chronicle article on wildfire mitigation featured a California couple who had installed the Frontline Wildfire Defense System in their Mill Valley home. “I lost my grandmother in a house fire. I have always been super sensitive to the issue,” Kristi Denton Cohen said. Which is why she and her husband Tom installed the Frontline system in their home which Tom built himself in the 1970s. The Chronicle article included a featured image of Tom Cohen activating Frontline via an app on his smartphone, and explained how the system works: “When a fire is approaching, the sprinklers intermittently spray water plus a foam solution on the structure and a 50-foot perimeter to prevent embers from spreading. It can be activated manually or remotely from a computer or smartphone app.” Insurance Carriers Are Now Requiring Wildfire Mitigation According to the Chronicle, […]
August 7, 2019
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April 16, 2019
Deadly Embers

Why Embers Cause the Most Damage in Wildfires

When wildfires get out of hand, it's not because of the flames, but because of the embers ...