Each week, we share a practical landscaping or building tip from the Village’s Fire Resilient Community Fact Sheet. 

Fire resilient rebuilding Tip #8: Don’t forget about outbuildings! 

Give sheds and outbuildings within 10 metres of the home the same FireSmart considerations as the main structure. This means using fire-resistant materials for exterior finishing, fire-resistant tempered glass and screens for windows, fire-rated doors that seal, and keeping combustible materials away from sheds.

Download the fire resilient rebuilding fact sheet for more tips or pick up a copy at the Village Office or Parish Hall.

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