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NeighbourinNeighbouring properties with high exposure to wildfire hazard in the 2018 Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County are shown in the before-and-after images. The house at left had a solid 30ft buffer and relatively light vegetative coverage within 100ft. The house next door had vegetation encroaching well within 30ft and dense vegetation within much of the 100ft circle. Post-fire imagery shows the house with more defensible space largely intact, while its neighbour is destroyed. Images supplied by Author / Contributorg properties with high exposure to wildfire hazard in the 2018 Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles County are shown in the before-and-after images. The house at left had a solid 30ft buffer and relatively light vegetative coverage within 100ft. The house next door had vegetation encroaching well within 30ft and dense vegetation within much of the 100ft circle. Post-fire imagery shows the house with more defensible space largely intact, while its neighbour is destroyed.
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