Firefighters in San Diego are gearing up for what looks to be a dangerous fire season.
However there’s a limit to what they can do to protect homes, said Javier Mainar, Fire Chief with the San Diego Fire and Rescue Department.
"If you've taken the right precautions to prepare your home, you have defensible space, you've done all of the things that you can do, there's a greater chance that your home will be selected to be protected by the firefighters."
He lists a few tips to prepare your home:
For more resources to help you better prepare for a wildfire, check out the Fire Rescue Department's website.