Relocate wood piles into Zone 2.
Create vertical spacing between grass, shrubs and trees.
Trim trees regularly to keep branches a minimum of 10 feet from other trees.
Plant trees that are less flammable.
Create a separation between trees, shrubs and items that could catch fire, such as patio furniture, wood piles, swing sets, etc.
Create fire-resistant zones with stone walls, patios, decks and roadways.
Select fire-retardant and fire-resistant plant species and shrubs.
Remove or prune flammable plants and shrubs near windows.
Create horizontal spacing between shrubs and trees.
Select high-moisture plants that grow close to the ground and have a low sap or resin content.