Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide

Source

Authors

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)

Published

2020

Description

Produced by a team of fire scientists from California and Nevada, this 20-page publication provides step-by-step guidance on retrofitting homes to improve their resilience to wildfire. The booklet includes recommendations for 12 vulnerable components of homes in wildfire-prone areas, including roofs, gutters, vents, siding, windows, decks and fences. The study and publication was funded by CalFIRE along with a number of other partnering agencies.

Climate Impact Tags

Wildfire

Adaptation Planning Guide Phases

Phase 3: Define Adaptation Framework and Strategies

Resource Type Tags

Planning and policy guidance

Topics

Extent: California

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Last updated: June 18, 2024