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.
Find landscaping recommendations, a recap of the Colorado Day of Service pilot project, tips and templates for community meetings and more.
View Larger Map Currently there are 903 active Firewise Communities/USA sites. The link to the web map application (view larger map) will allow you to locate active sites, inactive sites, weather points, active large fires and reports. To turn off these layers simply click on the layers tab. Additonal functionality...
Every year firefighters in Missouri get together during the annual Firefighters Association of Missouri (FFAM) conference. This conference is well attended by 400-500 firefighters from all over Missouri. This is a time that everyone can gather and network, attend classes and an expo and have some friendly competition in the...
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