Tips for home protection during this fire season

, Posted: Mon, June 9 2014 at 9:20 PM, Updated: Mon, June 9 2014 at 9:26 PM

What's happening in Bend is a good reminder to do what you can to keep your home safe this fire season.

Here are some tips:

  • Plant fire resistant plants
  • Remove all dead vegetation from around your home including leaves and pine needles from your yard, roof and gutter
  • Be sure to keep your grass cut and watered
  • Create distance between shrubs and trees
  • Stack fire wood more than 30 feet away from your home

If you have any questions regarding fire safety, don't hesitate to call you local fire protection agency.

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