on the most level portion of the property. Avoid ridge
tops, canyons and areas between high points on a ridge.
These are extremely hazardous locations for houses and
firefighters because they become natural chimneys, increasing
the intensity of the fire.
fire-resistive or non-combustible construction materials,
combined with design techniques to prevent or slow the
penetration of fire beyond your home's exterior. Whenever
possible, use brick, rock or stucco - they resist fire
much better than wood.