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#291239 - 12/01/18 02:45 PM Lessons from recent fires
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A thoughtful article which discusses what worked in saving structures in recent fires:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/how-th...ires/ar-BBQjSuY


Moat interesting was the low cost of building successfully fire resistant dwellings and the disparity in expenditures for fire fighting versus fire and natural disaster prevention.


Edited by hikermor (12/01/18 10:01 PM)
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#291243 - 12/01/18 09:42 PM Re: Lessons from recent fires [Re: hikermor]
EMPnotImplyNuclear Offline
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Registered: 09/10/08
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Hi,
Have you noticed the TV news mention any house preparations besides form a defensible space?

Article says
Quote:
his rooftop vents had taken in ashes despite protective netting. “We’ve got to fix that and get finer mesh,” Moore said. He also plans to get more fire extinguishers.


Sounds like a bad plan

Hardening Your Home - Ready For Wildfire - CAL FIRE...

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