Research shows that how the house is built, the characteristics of the adjacent vegetation, and routine maintenance often determine which homes burn and which survive. The purpose of Living With Fire is to provide homeowners with wildfire threat reduction recommendations developed by Nevada’s firefighting experts. This program also provides suggestions about what to do during and after a fire.This past week, southern Nevada has witnessed two wildfires. One at Mount Charleston and one in Moapa. There are tips available on how to build defensible space and what to do before, during and after a wildfire! Please visit www.livingwithfire.info to find out how you can build this defensible space to protect your property from wildfire.