Monday May 6 marks the beginning of Wildfire Awareness Week in
“Residents in central
The greatest risk of homes catching fire during a wildland fire event is from the advancing embers or “fire brands” that reach your property long before an actual flame front.
With this in mind, FireFree reminds you to take a look around your property in the “home ignition zone” where glowing embers can ignite spot fires and vulnerable areas like decks, patios and fences that can spread flames to your home.
And take advantage of upcoming FireFree Recycling Events to dispose of the debris for FREE:
Friday, May 3 THROUGH May 11 at Knott Landfill in
Fridays & Saturdays, May 3 & 4 and May 10 & 11 at the Westside Collection Site in
Friday & Saturday, May 17 & 18 at Deschutes
Negus Transfer Station in
Northwest Transfer Station in Cloverdale
Southwest Transfer Station in La Pine
Friday & Saturday May 3 & 4 at the Sunriver Compost Site in Sunriver.
Saturday & Sunday May 4 & 5 and 11 & 12 at
Visit the FireFree website at www.firefree.org for more information about how you can prepare your property for wildfire season.