A question re: fire lines and wild fires
The recent wild fires in Calif. make me wonder why fire lines (areas of land cleared of vegetation) aren’t actively maintained around areas where there is housing, and even in different areas of the forest. Does it require that too much land be cleared? The labor involved has got to be less than the labor needed to fight a fire, and perhaps it could prevent firefighters from losing their lives protecting property. Does anybody know why this isn’t done?