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Fall Is A Great Time To Make Your Home And Property 'Firewise'

Oct 17, 2019 08:58AM ● By Editor

From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Posted:  October 17, 2019

Fall is a good time to reduce the risks of wildfires to cabins and homes as property owners in rural and wooded areas clear woodlots, cut firewood or remove downed or dying trees.

“If property owners reduce the likelihood that an ember finds a suitable fuel bed, they greatly reduce the likelihood that their home or cabin will ignite,” said Dan Carroll, northwest region Firewise specialist with the Department of Natural Resources.

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