Like it matters
No, it just means not living in hilly terrain full of trees and brush. There are lots of relatively open areas, both largely populated and not, that are easier to defend against fires.
Whoosh.... hear that? That's the sound of my point going over everybody's heads! I have no problem with the fixation on California though. It keeps my favorite places on the west coast relatively sparsely populated.This comment was edited on Oct 23, 17:22.