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The Essential Guide to Solar Fire Safety

Master solar fire safety with our expert tips. Ensure your solar panels enhance, not endanger, your home's safety.

As a firefighter, I have seen the rise in the popularity of solar energy as a sustainable power source for homes. However, with the adoption of this green technology comes the responsibility of understanding and implementing solar fire safety measures. The purpose of this guide is to provide you with a comprehensive overview of solar…

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Essential Fire Safety Tips Every Home Should Follow

Discover top fire safety tips to protect your home and loved ones. Learn practical strategies for prevention and emergency response.

Understanding Fire Safety: Why It’s Crucial for Your Home In the role of a firefighter, I’ve witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of fires on families and their homes. Fire safety is not just a set of guidelines; it’s a crucial practice that every homeowner should prioritize to protect their loved ones and possessions. This article…

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Safeguarding Our Community: Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council’s Vital Role

In the serene and picturesque community of Scripps Ranch, residents enjoy the beauty of nature intertwined with suburban comfort. However, this idyllic setting comes with its own set of challenges, particularly when it comes to wildfires. To address this concern, the Scripps Ranch Fire Safe Council has emerged as a beacon of hope, working tirelessly…

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June 2022 Newsletter

TAKE RESPONSIBILITY….Learn the facts and protect your home and family by creating defensible space. I know we have been talking about this on a regular basis, but IT’S A FACT. There are simple things you can do to help protect your home from wildfires and in the past we have given you some ideas as…

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May 2022 Newsletter

The words “new normal” have been used so many times to describe California’s current experience with catastrophic wildfires that it can’t be new anymore. By the same token, I feel like what we tell you every month is also not new, but does need to be constantly reinforced. One of the big items is to…

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 2022 newsletter 10 LOW COST WAYS TO HARDEN YOUR HOME AGAINST FIRE! I know we have covered a lot of these items previously. But here it is in one list, way easier to keep track of. 1) When it’s time to replace your roof, choose fire-resistant Class A roof material. 2) Block any spaces…

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March 2022 News Letter

This lovely dry weather is a contributing factor to our threat of wildfires. SDG&E has again had to declare Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) for various reasons, primarily related to potential fire hazards. But they also offer some assistance for certain things during these times. For example, if you have a medical device that requires…

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February 2022 Newsletter

We Hope everyone had a fun and safe holiday. We so badly needed the rain we have been getting. Just don’t let it get you complacent about maintaining your efforts to keep fire safe. Get rid of that dead Christmas tree. Get your fireplace and chimney cleaned out and make sure you have spark arrestors…

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