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13 November 2012

Protect your home from wildfire

If you live on the urban edge, protect your home from wildfire this summer.

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If you live on the urban edge, protect your home from wildfire this summer.

Form a 20m safety zone around your house with paving, gravel or short, well-watered green lawn. Keep this area free of overhanging branches, and debris like dead leaves and twigs.

Also avoid having trees and bushes adjacent to the house, and creepers on the walls.

- Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth Editor, Health24, November 2012

Got a good green or event tip to share? Email me at oroseinn@sa.24.comor post on the EnviroHealth Forum- if it's a planet-saver, we'll publish it.

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