Online Resources and Publications

Below are references to many great resources that exist to make Soquel a safer in the case of a wild fire. Please check back as we will add new resources as they become available.

Homeowner's Fire Risk Checklist and Assessment

Defensible Space Guidelines

No, 100' doesn't mean clear cutting your property. But there are some simple steps you can take to help protect your home. We've assembled some excellent resources. If you have specific questions, use the Community Forums and post your question - or answer someone else's question!

CAL FIRE Inspects for Defensible Space

This CAL Fire video shows a home inspection for good Defensible Space with tips on what works and what doesn't.

CAL Fire also has recorded a song (courtesy of Mark Crisp) and has other movies and excellent resources on their website.

Other Defensible Space Resources:

Central Fire Protection District Information

Large Animal Owner Fire Preparedness

S.A.F.E. Landscapes

Ignition Resistant Structures new & retrofit

Evacuation Plans
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Your Fire Protection Water Supply
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Reference Websites
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