Outside the range of the fire trucks you are on your own for fire fighting. I theory the Fire Department can be called, but in practice if they get to the scene at all, it take so long that they can do nothing to save a structure.

For those who wish to have their own fire defense systems, we recommend the carts sold by Home Fire Fighting Sytstems.


They work - they are not cheap, but if you have a resort it seems almost essential to have one - neighborhood groups may want to check into something as well.