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    Fire Savvy: Tips for Fireproofing your Home

    Fireproofing your home can save it from an approaching wildfire.

    Every year hundreds of hectares of land are destroyed by raging wildfires that burn uncontrollably, causing devastation to the natural environment, farmlands and often to homes and property in their path. Because fires usually occur in hot, dry, windy conditions, when conditions are favorable a small insignificant smoldering fire may be fanned into an out of control inferno in no time at all, often flaring up in many different places simultaneously, making it difficult for fire fighters to contain all fronts with their limited resources, leading to runaway bush fires. Fireproofing your home can save your property and your life in the event of a wildfire approaching too close for comfort. This article offers some practical tips on how to make your home more fire-resilient.

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