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Defensible Space

Defensible space is the area surrounding a structure where plants and other landscape elements are maintained to decrease fire hazard, and allow firefighters to make a stand; addressing embers and spot fires before they grow.

Cal Fire - Defensible Space / PRC 4291

Be Prepared

Prepare for Wildfire: Ready, Set, Go! by CalFire

After the Disaster

Beware of Fraud & Scams after the fires by FEMA. Aug 2020.

Price Gouging Facts State of California Department of Justice
Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre La Manipulacion De Precios Durante Desastres

Don't Get Burned Twice Consumer Fraud Protection Alert, UCANR

Property Tax for Declared Disaster Sopnoma County Assessor's Office


Post Fire General:

Specific to 2017 Fire Storms:

Food Safety

It's a good idea to be cautious with your food and medication after a fire. For facts and suggestions, please view these reports: