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FireWise Minnesota

You could lose your home to a wildfire. Prepare your home, family, and community for survival.

Beware and prepare to reduce the threat of wildfire to your home. This checklist will help you identify ways to reduce home and property wildfire hazards and to prepare your family and neighbors for the event of wildfire.

Create a 30- to 100-foot defensible space around your home. Within this area take steps to reduce potential exposure to flames and falling embers. Homes built in pine forests should have a minimum defensible space of 100 feet.

For more information:

Contact your local DNR Forestry office or call 1-888-MINNDNR and visit the Firewise website at www.firewise.org.