Goats being used to prevent wildfires in California

(FOX NEWS) – As fires continue burning across the Western states, homeowners and businesses are looking for new ways to protect their property. Some landowners are turning to an unusual technique to help prevent fires from growing. Goats have now joined the firefighting efforts by eating through the brush.

“The goats are a big help because they can do a lot of ground,” Living Systems Management Owner Mike Canaday said. Canaday has almost 10,000 goats across California working for businesses and homeowners.

“It certainly is one that can have a positive benefit, but it is not the magic bullet we’re looking for,” Sacramento and Northern California Battalion Chief of Communications Issac Sanchez said.

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