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  • California approves USAA filing

    The California Department of Insurance approved a filing by USAA to give insurance discounts to USAA members living in recognized Firewise communities.

  • Photos highlight Prep Day projects

    More than 100 projects were undertaken on May 3. Check out our web page and photo album to see highlights of the day.

  • Firewise Challenge winners celebrate success

    Five Firewise communities came out on top of the Firewise Challenge. Learn about their projects and progress as they continue to work on ways to make their communities safer.

  • Read the Spring 2014 “How To” Newsletter

    Learn about The Firewise Challenge, a Q&A WITH: Lucian Deaton, and Roof Realities and How To Reduce Your Vulnerability

  • Read the July issue of Fire Break

    Read about the FAC Learning Network’s new pilot communities, find out how to keep your campfire from becoming a wildfire, save the date for the 2015 Backyards & Beyond conference and more.

Saving lives and property from wildfire

From our blog

  • Multiple wildfires force evacuations in California

    Sand Fire Photo Credit: Sky10/News10, Sacramento, CA Sand Fire: A vehicle driving over dry brush started the Sand Fire July 25, in Armador and El Dorado counties near the Sierra Nevada foothills, close to vineyards east of Sacramento, CA. The fire has destroyed13 homes and covers an area of about...

  • Report examines why western wildfires are worsening

    I try and set aside a few minutes each Friday to read trade articles and email that’s piled up during the week, and when I got to that place on my calendar today a piece from a colleague was calling my name. That article was from authors Rachel Cleetus and...

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