Creating defensible space around your property can prove to be the difference between keeping or losing your home to a wildfire.
That's why the Cascadia Conservation District is offering free wildfire preparedness assessments.
Pat Ryan of the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife's Fire Prevention Team spoke on KPQ's Business Beat Program with Nick McClean of the Nick McClean Real Estate Group about the prevention services provided by the department. . .
Fire Prevention Officer Mark Morrow says construction materials can impact the vulnerability of a home . . .
Both Ryan and Morrow recommend that you keep a green lawn around your house and clean up any dead vegetation like pine needles. . .branches or brush. For your free assessment . . you can call the Cascadia Conservation District at 509-664-9370.