Gain a basic understanding of how wildfires spread and ignite homes in our new interactive class, Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes. An overview of fire history, fire basics, and how homes burn. This easy to follow course is available on our website, does not require a log in, and should take approximately thirty minutes to complete. Residents and stakeholders will learn about:
- The threat of wildfire to homes and communities.
- Three things that can affect the speed and intensity of wildfire.
- The primary sources of ignition for a home during a wildfire.
You will also hear from Jack Cohen as he shares some simple actions that greatly decrease the threat from embers and surface fires. Use and share this knowledge to increase the chances of homes and other community assets surviving a wildfire.
As Jack says, if your home doesn't ignite, it can't burn.