Fire Break Zones

Lake Travis Fire Rescue is responsible for the Fuels Management Program for the preserve area shown in the map below.

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Lake Travis Fire Rescue uses the most up to date Firewise principals and practices in conjunction with USF&W Services Best Management Practices for an Eco friendly shaded fuel break. Some of Lake Travis Fire Rescue responsibilities include

  • Removal of ladder fuels liming up to 6′
  • Removal of brush 4″ or less at breast height
  • Removal of chipped material
  • Spraying all oaks with pruning seal
  • Spreading chipped vegetation in some areas to reduce fine fuel regrowth