Colorado State Forest Service Defensible Space Guidelines – These defensible space guidelines are a great reference for the standards that are followed during the home assessment process.
Institute for Business and Home Safety Disaster Guide – This website contains a robust collection of resources for home and business owners. Watch the ember test video to see why building and landscaping materials are critical in the survival of a structure during a wildfire.
FireWise Plant Materials – Colorado State University Extension’s list of plants that are more resistant to wildfire.
Colorado Wildfire Mitigation Measures Subtraction – Information on state income tax deductions for wildfire mitigation expenses.
Protect Yourself From Hentavirus
When cleaning outbuildings and storage sheds, please be careful. Be careful with woodpiles too. Use eye and respiratory protection. Use the links below for information and safety.