How to prevent homes from igniting during wildfires

ember shower on home
Ember shower on a structure. Screen grab from the NFPA video.

Jack Cohen, a research physical scientist with the U.S. Forest Service, has spent much of his career studying how structures ignite during wildfires. In this video produced by the NFPA, Mr. Cohen expounds on that topic and talks about the actions that homeowners can take to help their home survive the impacts of flames and embers.

Thanks and a tip of the hat go out to Daniel.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. Google+

One thought on “How to prevent homes from igniting during wildfires”

  1. Good exterior house and property management is just a start. Was something in this report of value?

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