Is Wildfire Smoke Bad for You?
It’s hard to complain about poor air quality when you think about the communities that are suffering from the actual fire. Towns may be under evacuation, homes and businesses could be burning down, and natural ecosystems destroyed. But the smoke from a wildfire poses its own risk and while smoke … Read more
Be Proactive | It Takes a Village
It’s inevitable. This time of year, the constant worry is always in the back of your mind – will it be my town next? Am I prepared? What can I do? The question is no longer if, but when will the next big fire hit. These heat waves are hitting … Read more
When you’re designing your yard, choosing your landscaping, and planning your garden, wildfire always needs to be a consideration when you live in California and in other high fire-prone states. Surrounding your house with flammable plants can increase the chances of it igniting during a fire. Whether you’re planning your … Read more
What to Pack in an Emergency Evacuation Bag
Evacuation is hard. Leaving your home and property during a wildfire is unsettling and frankly, terrifying. But when evacuation orders are made, it is crucial to follow them. There have been countless stories of homeowners staying behind to try to protect their properties from encroaching flames but end up having … Read more