Nuns Fire inspires student’s award-winning fire-safe landscape design (CA)

/ Owner - June 21, 2024

In 2017, Grace Diebel’s parents nearly lost their Glen Ellen home in the Nuns Fire, which tore through the upper Sonoma Valley on the same night as the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, destroying 1,355 structures in the valley and killing three people.  While it can’t be known for certain, the lack of big trees within 30 feet of the house and a well-irrigated yard may have helped their home escape destruction when all the other homes around it burned.   Read the article…………………………….

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