Ladder Fuel

Ladder Fuel Ladder fuel consists of living or dead vegetation like the lower branches on large trees, small trees, shrubs and tall grasses that grow under the canopy of the larger trees. This vegetation can easily catch fire under the right conditions and quickly climb up to the tree canopy. When this happens it makes…


Firebreaks And Their Importance With the wildfire threat here in Northern California it’s extremely important to create defensible space around your home and firebreaks around your property. A firebreak is a strip of land that has been cleared of vegetation to prevent a fire from spreading. Weeds, brush, bushes, and small trees are completely cleared…

California Wildfire Facts

Here are some jaw dropping facts and statistics about California from Insurance Information Institute. There will always be wildfires but we as humans can lower the amount of fires and mitigate the risks. Hardening your home and removing brush, weeds, correctly trimming your trees, et cetera, can be the difference between life or death.

Camp Fire Facts

Here’s an eye opening article about the “Camp Fire” in Northern California. These facts are startling and we as a community should do anything possible to prevent this from happening in our county.