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Not too late for fire prevention around homes


Last updated 10/8/2009 at Noon

SAN DIEGO — As the county enters the most dangerous part of its fire season, the San Diego County Fire Authority reminds homeowners they still have time to help protect themselves by cutting back weeds, dead and dying vegetation and potentially combustible shrubs and vegetation from around their homes.

Despite the devastating firestorms in 2003 and 2007, wildfires are still a threat within the county and homeowners are urged to help protect themselves and their property.

County codes require homeowners to create 100 feet of defensible space around houses. Ways to do that include keeping...

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