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  • Wildfire Safety Videos for Kids

    Let Sparky help you and your family plan easy, fun activities together to help reduce the risk of wildfire damage to homes and neighborhoods. Don’t forget to share the videos with friends and family members.

  • Brush, Grass, and Forest Fires

    Local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 334,200 brush, grass and forest fires per year. View the infographic to find out more interesting facts or read the full report.

  • Read the Winter 2014 “How To” Newsletter

    Message about residents working together from NFPA President Jim Pauley; how Colorado reached the 100 community milestone; how social dynamics encourage community action; and more

  • Read the February issue of Fire Break

    Win $500 funding award for Preparedness Day activities; Webinar to inspire Preparedness Day activities; Updated HIZ course helps residents reduce wildfire risk; Download our free winter "How-to-Newsletter."

  • Save the Date!

    Join the National Fire Protection Association and communities on Saturday, May 2, 2015 for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day.

Saving lives and property from wildfire

From our blog

  • Let's make 2015 the Year of Living Less Dangerously From Wildfire

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched the Year of Living Less Dangerously from Wildfire (#YLLDW) with funding from State Farm. This yearlong campaign is aimed at helping to keep wildfire preparedness and safety priorities for people living in, and fire departments working in, high wildfire risk areas. There...

  • Q&A with Elaine Bush covers the scope of wildfire landscaping

    In the winter issue of the Firewise How-to Newsletter, Elaine Bush, MSU Extension educator for Manistee County, Mich., discusses how a bulletin created by the MSU Extension provides information to residents looking for ways to reduce the risk of plants igniting during a wildfire. She explains that using fire-resistant plants...