Help lessen the risk of wildfire around your home

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By Bill Trimarco
Special to The SUN
We are experiencing a serious drought, and fire season is definitely upon us. FireWise is the agency in Archuleta County that has the capacity to provide site visits to help you plan and create defensible space around your home and currently has a two- or three-week backlog of interested property owners. Most of the mitigation contractors in the area are booked up quite a few weeks in advance, also.

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