Pinetop Fire District

1845 S. Pine Lake Rd. Pinetop | (928) 367-2199

Pinetop Fire District

1845 S. Pine Lake Rd. Pinetop | (928) 367-2199

FIRE SAFETY TIPS

Is your home Fire safe?
Home Safety Triage Checklist:

- Have a minimum 10 foot non-combustible area around your home
- Include fire-resistant varieties of plants in your landscaping
- Remove and thin out overcrowded or weakened trees
- Locate your wood pile at least 10 feet from your home or any other structures
- Clear pine needles, leaves and debris from your roof and gutters
- Evaluated your shake roof for treatment or replacement
- Create a defensible space around your home
- Remove all tall dry grasses from your property
- Prune brushes, shrubs and trees regularly, making sure to remove all dead limbs
- Regularly check gas-powered equipment and garden hoses to be sure they are in good repair
- Make sure to post your address where it is visible from the street
- Another GREAT TIP is after you clean out your wood stove, fire place or chimney,
"DO NOT" put ashes in a paper bag, and
"DO NOT" put them on the porch or deck!
This causes more fires and is totally preventable.