Day: November 18, 2021

Creating Defensible Space Near Roads for Wildfire Resilience

Creating Defensible Space Near Roads for Wildfire Resilience

Creating Defensible Space Near Roads for Wildfire Resilience

11/18/21

“Why is creating defensible space near roads for wildfire resilience so important?”

Roads are the beating heart for many towns in the wildland-urban interface. However, if these become enveloped in flame, then residents can become trapped and even killed. To protect against this, defensible space can be created that stops fire and allows residents to escape. This is why Creating Defensible Space Near Roads for Wildfire Resilience is so important.