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  • Save the Date!

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

  • Renew your status online

    Part of being a recognized Firewise Communities/USA® site is the ongoing work you do each year to reduce local fire risks. Share your successes and keep your recognition status active by renewing online!

  • 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 Fall 2014 “How To” Newsletter

    Message to Firewise Participants From NFPA’s; Washington State: Success Stories in the Pacific Northwest; A Tale of Two Properties; Q&A with Tova Thorpe

  • Read the October issue of Fire Break

    Learn the three ways structures burn in a WUI fire, get information about the October “Ask the Expert” webinar, find new Prep Day 2015 resources, read about NFPA’s role in wildfire preparedness, and more.

Saving lives and property from wildfire

From our blog

  • Welcoming new staff to NFPA's Wildland Fire Operations Division

    In my new role as Division Manager with NFPA's Wildland Fire Operations, I'm delighted to welcome two new staff to our Denver and Quincy offices. Tom Welle joins the Denver office as a senior project manager and supervisor. Faith Berry joins the Quincy office as an associate project manager. Both...

  • NFPA's new children's videos highlight family projects to reduce wildfire risk

    I'm really happy to announce three new children's videos from NFPA's Wildland Fire Operations Division. The videos, “Sparky’s Wildfire Safety Home Projects for Kids and Parents,” “Sparky’s Neighborhood Wildfire Safety Tips for Families” and “Sparky and NFPA’s Wildfire Safety Checklist” feature NFPA’s spokesdog, Sparky the Fire Dog® who teaches young...

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