Build a fire break by removing flammable materials within a 10-m radius.

Leave 5 m between your trees and prune off branches from the ground up to 2 m.

Choose non-flammable materials such as sheet metal or bricks for your walls.

Equip your chimney or wood stove with a fire screen to protect against sparks.

Choose a roof made of metal or fibreglass.


On this page, you will find statistics from SOPFEU. The data have been recorded since 2002 and are accessible for query per year and per month. For the northern protection zone, data are avalaible since 2014 only. 

Statistiques zone intensive

Table per month and cause


Table per year and cause

Statistiques zone nordique

Table per month and cause