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Builder Magazine just released their November issue, and our company president, Andy Stauffer, helped contribute to an article about home building in fire-prone regions. Here’s an excerpt:

“In Colorado, Andy Stauffer… of Stauffer & Sons Construction, says the threat of fire plays a big role in where a home is placed on a lot. “We look at the proximity of fire hydrants and ability of fire trucks to get in and fight a fire,” he says. “Those are aimed at getting people out in case of fire and getting fire responders in. When a 2,000-degree fire barrels down the side of a mountain, there’s very little a home builder can do to prevent damage. But in less ferocious circumstances, an ounce of prevention goes a long way.”

Read the full article here.