This fall Firewise encourages homeowners to focus on the HIZ

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Oct 10, 2013

HIZ-mapWith the change in seasons, fall is an excellent time to focus “inward” on the areas closest to your home, according to the latest issue of the Firewise “How-To” Newsletter. In these areas debris can accumulate creating a greater risk in the event that embers or flames come near. While the home ig
nition zone (HIZ)
typically includes property within 150 feet of your home, concentrating on the areas closest to your home – 0 to 5 feet from structures – can make a tremendous difference when it comes to preventing the risk of fire.

For more safety tips and to read the full story, check out the Fall 2013 issue of the Firewise “How-To” Newsletter