Then just make a fire break round your house.
Thats what I was thinking. Start rounding up all the cobble you can.
Or stop playing until next weeks update and hope for rain.
"The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't always soften the bad things. But vice versa, the bad things don't necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant."