PARK CITY, Utah. — A defensible space/wildfire mitigation clearing will be occurring near Treasure Hill from June 20 to July 10.
Defensible space is the buffer created between a structure or home and the wildland area that surrounds it in order to slow or stop the spread of wildfire. It is created by thinning grasses, shrubs and trees which may serve as wildfire fuels. Proper defensible space also provides firefighters a safe area to work in, to defend homes that may be at risk.
Park City Municipal will perform the mitigation on city-owned open spaces, where homes are within the 100’ buffer. The city uses qualified arborists and wildfire professionals. The city has contracted Alpine Forestry LLC to perform the associated work. However, private homeowners are responsible for work on their property.
For more information on defensible space/wildfire mitigation clearing, individuals can visit this link.