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Suppression

There are many other suppression components that could be assessed, such as road width, ingress and egress, and fire hydrant locations. However, because this assessment approach is focused on things that individuals can do to reduce fire hazards, only factors that are under homeowner control are considered here.

ID Question Example
SU1 Is the address less than 3" tall or otherwise unreadable? Address visibility:
  The address of the house should be easy to see from the street -- at least 3" tall and possible to see at night (reflective, lit, etc.).
SU2 Is the driveway less than 12' wide or obstructed?  
  A fire truck needs at least 12' to be able to access a road or driveway. Ensure that emergency responders can reach a house by clearing obstructions.

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