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MAKE YOUR PROPERTY DEFENSIBLE FROM WILDFIRE
Posted on May 8th, 2015

MAKE YOUR PROPERTY DEFENSIBLE FROM WILDFIRE
 
Even though we have received some moisture lately, we are still subject to wild fires.  The warm daytime temperatures and high winds will have a drying effect on the grasses and light fuels and will quickly ignite.  Fires will easily spread.
 
Every spring PINETOP LAKES ASSOCIATION takes an active approach to make homeowners make their properties fire wise.  We provide Roll off dumpsters in which to dispose green waste. These  dumpsters are usually available from May through mid-June.  The cost of disposing is nominal and we do subsidize the overall cost of this service.
 
Many homeowners are very receptive to make their properties fire wise.  Some  don't feel that it is their responsibility. Neighboring lots and homes can affect your property if they are not maintained.
 
Major Home Insurance companies  are starting to inspect  properties  and deny home owner's insurance.  We have already had calls from homeowners about this.
 
As soon as the grasses start to green up, I will be inspecting all properties within PLA and sending notices for mandatory clean up.  If properties are not cleaned in a timely manner, properties will be cleaned, homeowners will be charged and fines could be levied by PLA as well as the Fire Dept.
 
This is a very serious matter and we all are responsible to take our part.
 
Rob Raven
CCR Director
 
If you have any questions, please call Rob at 928.369.2355