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IS YOUR HOME SAFE FROM A WILDLAND FIRE?
Wildland fires are one of the largest threats we face in the foothills. Is your home safe from the threat of a wildland fire? Please go to www.firesafecouncilnevco.com to review the recommended clearances to make you home defensible in case of a wildland fire. We encourage you to contact our Fire Department to schedule a free consultation on ways to improve your homes defensible space.
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Living in the foothills affords a more tranquil and leisurely setting than big cities and the attendant congested highways. However, narrow and often winding thoroughfares are the rule here. Consider these points:
Narrow roads and soft shoulders leave little room for errors. Intersections and driveways can merge into your path over a hill or on a blind bend. Your reaction time is greatly reduced! Any lapse of attention can and does cause accidents. A big item here would be cell phones. Most of us use them while driving, but hand held usage and texting while driving is illegal in California. More importantly, they are undeniably linked to accidents. Click here for information..