Wildfires: Wildfire - Knowing Your Risks

Material provided by Federal Alliance for Safe Homes http://www.flash.org/

Determine your wildfire risk profile using the following steps: 

Generally, Low Risk Conditions Exist If There Is:

Moderate Risk Areas Include:

 High to Extreme Risk Areas Include:

If risk profile is low to moderate a minimum of 30 feet of defensible space must be established around your home. If your wildfire risk is high or extreme, defensible space should be increased up to 100 feet and the use of more fire resistive building materials should be considered.