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Do You Have What It Takes? 100 feet of Defensible Space

For residents that live in areas like the Pinelands, the threat to life and property from wildfire is a real concern. Studies show that a fast moving wildfire can destroy a home in only ten minutes. Reduce the threat to life and property by taking an active role in protecting your home and community from wildfire!

100 feet of Defensible Space Brochure* (pdf 1.25 mb)


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Community guide to preparing and implementing a CWPP

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