Learn how to harden your home to prepare for wildfires.
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In 2008, California implemented new fire-resistant building standards for homes in fire-prone regions.
An analysis of the homes in the path of the 2018 Camp Fire demonstrated the effectiveness of these measures: just 18 percent of homes built before 2008 were undamaged, compared to 51 percent of the homes built after 2008.
It is nearly impossible to make one's home completely fireproof, but you can make it more fire-resistant. Based on California Building Code Chapter 7A and the recommendations of CAL FIRE and other fire prevention experts, here are measures you can take to harden your home.
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