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Protecting homes in wildfire-prone communities covered in new publication

Jeannette E. Warnert, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
January 28, 2021

A team of California and Nevada fire scientists have produced a booklet with step-by-step guidance on retrofitting an existing home to be more resilient to fire.

Susie Kocher, UC Cooperative Extension forestry and natural resources advisor and co-author of the new guide, said some homeowners feel powerless to protect their homes against California’s increasing wildfire threat.

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