Firewise reaches a milestone with 900 communities earning recognition as a Firewise Communities/USA site!
Tips and templates you can use for media interviews, meetings with community leaders and local residents during a wildfire.
“Before the Smoke!” highlights three local fire departments who worked with residents to create a community better prepared for wildfire.
Join NFPA in our mission to create: 1,000 Safer Places: The Firewise Communities/USA® Recognition Program Challenge. Now’s the time to get recognized.
Learn how fire behavior can be taught through “role playing,” check out Firewise project ideas for teens, and read about Australia’s latest struggles.
Columnist Molly Mowery provides insight into the ways communities are better preparing residents for emergencies, including people with disabilities.
This issue includes information about communities at-risk across the U.S., fire departments and residents working together on wildfire safety, a new FAC brochure, Firewise project ideas and more.
Our friends at the California Fire Science Consortium hold great, FREE, one-hour webinars on all kinds of wildfire topics. Next on their list is "Fire Operations in the Wildland-Urban Interface", presented by CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Phill Veneris next Wednesday, May 22 at 12 pm Pacific Time. Chief Veneris is...
Upon the invitation of the Oklahoma State Forester - George Giessler, Todd Chlanda and I had the opportunity to attend the Oklahoma Governor’s Wildfire Preparedness Conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma this past Monday. The conference was very well supported with over 185 fire and emergency, and town planning professionals from...
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