Matt Hunter from Chubb Personal Risk Services writes about the risk factors of garden fire during hot weather months.
"Mulch is flammable and can be very hard to extinguish once it catches fire. If the mulch is in close proximity to, or touching, the side of a home, the fire could easily spread to the structure. In hot, dry weather, mulch can dry out quickly, increasing the fire danger."
To learn about preventative measures when starting your Spring garden, read the full article.