When was the last time you looked at your fire extinguishers ? Yes I know you change your smoke alarm batteries when we change the time. But consider that if you living in the mountains it may take a while for the Fire department to get to you. So you should have a couple of good fire extinguishers. These should be charged( The arrow usually in the Green). Also look at what they are rated for. This is equally important. You want something that will work with a grease fire as well as an electrical fire.
Having a couple of fully charged extinguishers can be the difference between a damaging but controlled fire and a total loss. You Mountain fire departments in many cases are all volunteer. So the fire folks need to get to the stations and engines and then come to your aid. Being able to contain a blaze may make all the difference when it comes to saving your home