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The area immediately adjacent to your house is particularly important in terms of an  effective defensible space in event of a wildland fire. Within an area extending at least 30 feet from your house, the vegetation should be kept:

LEAN...small amounts of flammable vegetation.

CLEAN...no accumulation of dead vegetation or other flammable debris.

GREEN...plants kept healthy and green during the fire season.

Outdoor & Wildland Interface Fire Protection

Wildfire Safety Links:

This year, Jackson and Josephine County teamed up to create a fire evacuation program.

 Channel 12 (KDRV) reports the details here!

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