Making sure everything is nice and trimmed
You always see hundreds of trees on fire in all of those news feeds talking about wildfires. But what about the bushes? Trees aren't the only fuel source for wildfires. Bushes and a buildup of ground fuels such as leaves, pine needles, and unnecessary brush around the home can increase the intensity of a fire, and can even cause those properly mitigated trees to go up in smoke as well.