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Welcome to the Defensible Space Quiz!




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1.What is “defensible space”?
  area where vegetation is managed to reduce fuel for wildfire
  area where firefighters have complete protection from wildfire
  area pre-selected from which to fight an oncoming wildfire
  area that contains only noncombustible vegetation and landscaping.

2.How much total defensible space should be created around your home?
   A few feet around the perimeter of your home
   25 feet
   100 feet
  To the edge of your property line

3.Why is it important to create a “noncombustible area” in the 3-5 feet adjacent to your home as part of overall defensible space?
   To provide a safe space for pets
   Embers may pile up next to your home and ignite combustible materials
  To provide a fire break