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Submitted by City of Malibu
8:40 am PDT August 23, 2019
The City is offering a no-cost “Home Ignition Zone Assessment Program” to help residents harden their homes against flying embers, a major cause of homes catching fire during wildfires. To schedule an appointment, contact (310) 456-2489, ext. 387 or


All around Malibu Park I am seeing residents putting up flammable wooden fences and making space for huge piles of wood chips as well as planting highly flammable eucalyptus trees in their approved - or not! - landscaping plans. This does not seem particularly smart to me as these are all highly burnable and add to the fuel-load that will contribute greatly to a blaze that will destroy homes like ours was in the November 2018 Woolsey fire. THINK PEOPLE! Are your plans for recovery making the danger worse for your neighbors and yourselves?

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