Wildfires & Housing 101

In Session 1 of the "Wildfires – How to Preserve and Protect Housing" work group, experts set the stage with an overview of the evolution of wildfires and the need for new tools, systems and approaches. The workshop included an overview of fire science related to how/why homes ignite, foundational information on the basics for defensible space and vegetation management, and included a showcase of Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority a countywide Joint Powers Authority (JPA) focused on vegetation management, evacuation modeling and other wildfire prevention initiatives.