Resilience in the face of the Dixie Fire

Dedicated PUC Member Jeff Greef held a prescribed fire in Spring 2021 at his home supported by neighbors and PUC members. Mere months later the Dixie Fire Swept through the town of Greenville destroying most homes in the town. Jeff’s dedication to fuels reduction and home hardening around his home led to it ultimately survive the wildfire.

Watch the PBS segment here, featuring Jeff Greef and other prescribed fire managers from around the state.

Prescribed fire and forest management don’t guarantee the survival of your home and infrastructure, but they sure do give you a better chance!