December 2016    
The holidays are usually fun-filled and festive. However, being aware and staying safe should still be at the forefront as well! In this month's issue of The Pulse, view the winter holiday safety tips provided by the National Fire Protection Agency, learn about defensible space inspections in this month's video blog, and save the date for the next Wildfire Awareness Race which benefits the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. Happy Holidays to you and yours from the Living With Fire team!

This Month's Blog:
Defensible Space Inspections
Defensible space inspections are performed to identify areas in need of mitigation in order to increase the probability of your home surviving a wildfire. Watch the video as outreach coordinator, Jamie Roice-Gomes interviews Nevada Division of Forestry's fire protection officer, Chanse Hunwardsen about defensible space inspections. Stay tuned for next month's blog as Jamie reviews the results from her home's defensible space inspection. 

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This newsletter is provided by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, an EEO/AA institution, with funding from a State Fire Assistance grant from the Nevada Division of Forestry and USDA Forest Service. Additional support is provided by the Bureau of Land Management - Nevada State Office.
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