1) Create a minimum defensible space. This means keeping anything flammable away from your home. This could be from a dozen feet to a hundred feet away. This is based off of the particular site since ridges and canyons effects winds differently. There are also various plants that can aid in keeping fire away.
2) Keep all cars stored inside an enclosed space. House rarely stay standing next to a burning car.
3) Use fire resistant Roofing, Siding, Decking and Framing.
Roofing: Metal Tile, Traditional Clay Tile, Slate, Class A Centennial Slate
Siding: Stone, Fiber Cement, Brick, Stucco, Treated Wood, EIFS
Decking and Framing: Composite Boards, Fire-Retardant Treated Wood, Insulated Concrete Forms, Aerated Concrete
If you are in need of advice, concepts, designs or ideas, feel free to contact Lance and Alex. We would be happy to come out to your land and provide you with a sketch of what you could do. We wish you the best of luck.
Lance: email@example.com (720) 340-3172
Alex: firstname.lastname@example.org (720) 515-9364