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Defensible Space

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Breckenridge Offers Cash To Homeowners Who Thin Trees

A Colorado mountain town is offering cash to residents who help to mitigate wildfire danger by cutting down trees on their property.

07/03/2014

CBS4 Mountain Newsroom reporter Jeff Todd shows off how the gel keeps things cool on the other side of the wall being sprayed by a firethrower. (credit: CBS)

Thermo Gel Could Be Key To Protecting Homes During Wildfires

An insurance company that employs private firefighters is showing off a new last resort for homeowners when it comes to protecting structures in the paths of wildfires.

05/24/2013

Crews clear trees from property surrounding a home in Evergreen to protect it from fire (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Urged To Create Defensible Space In Wooded Areas

A house fire in Evergreen Thursday morning was quickly extinguished thanks to the hard work of firefighters.

07/19/2012