Even a FireWise house may not survive a wildfire without an emergency water supply.
Water supply is vital for a fire department to protect a threatened house or extinguish a burning one. Even a FireWise house may not survive a wildfire without an emergency water supply. Many jurisdictions require new developments to form or join a community or municipal water system. In these cases, the water systems have large storage facilities that generally meet the needs of firefighters.
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