|Fire risk rises as we grow|
|Written by John Muir|
|Sunday, December 30 2007|
Dry conditions and rapidly expanding development mean more homes than ever are in danger.
In the market for a new home? Then you're sure to come across developments with names celebrating their proximity to the wilderness with words such as woods, preserve and pines.
Country living may provide a respite from the traffic, noise and congestion of urban Altamonte Springs or Orlando, but it also increases the risk that your home will be destroyed by a wildfire.
And with growth pushing Central Florida's development into rural zones, more homes than ever are at risk.
For more on this, read the Orlando Sentinel article .
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