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The fire smart home handbook : preparing for and surviving the threat of wildfire / Clyde Soles ; foreword by Molly Mowery.

Soles, Clyde, 1959- (author.). Mowery, Molly, (author of foreword.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

"Devastating wildfires are increasing in size and ferocity nationwide. If you live in or near wilderness, sooner or later fire will happen. Fortunately you can prepare for it, and preparations don't have to cost a fortune. This highly detailed and practical guide will help you live safely in the wildfire zone and save you time and money along the way, providing various methods of risk mitigation along with the financial level of each action. Learn how wildfires behave and are fought, how to evaluate your property, what essential tools you'll need, what they cost, how to prepare your land and home--including tips on avoiding insurance nightmares--what to do when it's time to evacuate, how to clean up after a fire, and even how to survive when things go wrong. This book will help you create a survivable space that will not only enhance the scenery but may increase the value of your home. Be Fire Smart, and you'll greatly improve your odds of surviving a major conflagration."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library 643.16 SOL 2014 (Text) 33892100217869 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/13/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780762796908
  • ISBN: 0762796901
  • Physical Description: xvii, 268 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2014]

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"Devastating wildfires are increasing in size and ferocity nationwide. If you live in or near wilderness, sooner or later fire will happen. Fortunately you can prepare for it, and preparations don't have to cost a fortune. This highly detailed and practical guide will help you live safely in the wildfire zone and save you time and money along the way, providing various methods of risk mitigation along with the financial level of each action. Learn how wildfires behave and are fought, how to evaluate your property, what essential tools you'll need, what they cost, how to prepare your land and home--including tips on avoiding insurance nightmares--what to do when it's time to evacuate, how to clean up after a fire, and even how to survive when things go wrong. This book will help you create a survivable space that will not only enhance the scenery but may increase the value of your home. Be Fire Smart, and you'll greatly improve your odds of surviving a major conflagration." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dwellings > Fires and fire prevention > United States.
Wildfires > United States > Prevention and control
Wildfires > United States > Management.

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