Posted: Mon, May 6 2013 at 8:13 AM, Updated: Mon, May 6 2013 at 8:33 AM
This year, Oregon, California, Washington, Nevada and Utah have signed onto a joint proclamation declaring this week "Wildfire Awareness Week."
Fire officials statewide are offering these tips to help homeowners protect thier property:
Space out plants and shrubs when adding landscaping this spring...
Trim and prune existing trees and shrubs regularly...
Also, officials advise mowing the lawn short and keeping it well watered.
For more information you can go to: www.keeporegongreen.org