The way fire ignites and spreads (the fire behaviour) is controlled by the three elements:

You don’t have any influence over the weather and topography. But you CAN manage the fuel around your home.

So we’ve compiled a few critical and achievable actions that you, as a homeowner, can take to reduce the risk of wildfire damaging your home (these are taken from Canada’s FireSmart: Protecting Your Community from Wildfire – Second Edition).