Around the house
Limit vegetation around the home.
Keep roof and gutters free of leaves and other materials.
Be careful with outdoor burning.
Prune trees six to 10 feet up from the ground.
Maintain your yard and remove dead vegetation.
Prune trees and shrubs yearly.
Trim tree limbs back 15 feet from your chimney.
Move woodpiles 30 feet away from structures.
Don’t put combustible items under decks and eaves.
Use mulches that don’t burn: gravel or crushed rock.