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What is meant by the term "defensible space"?
Defensible Space is a concept in landscape design for homes which provides a band of managed vegetation around a home that slows movement of fire by reducing or denying fuel and provides a space for fire fighters to take a stand to protect the house.

Vegetation Management for Fire Safety

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1. What are "Very High Fire Hazard Severity (VHFHS) Zones"?
2. What is meant by the term "defensible space"?
3. What are fire resistant plants?
4. What is considered "Fire hazardous vegetation"?
5. What is "Ornamental landscaping"?
6. What is a "Firebreak"?
7. What is a fuel break?

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