Defensible Space Spotlight: What to Put in Those First Five Feet

Being told what you should and shouldn’t do on your own property is a pain. We get it. One of the more puzzling things for a lot of people who live in places like Butte County, where defensible space is required to discourage the spread of wildfire, is being told to maintain an empty, 5-foot, […]

What are Burn Permits? And where do I get one?

What are burn permits? To help residents keep up with the removal of burnable debris on their properties, the State of California allows open burning piles in some areas. A burn permit is a document stating you’ve obtained permission to have an open fire on your property and that you understand the rules and responsibilities […]