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  • High fire danger/red flag warning

    Take steps ahead of time and prepare to put your plan into action.

  • 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!

  • Research Fact Sheet Series

    NFPA and IBHS have developed a 5-part Wildfire Research Fact Sheet series featuring the wildfire research being done at the IBHS research facility to create more resilient communities.

  • Updated Firewise Toolkit

    Learn about Firewise, find helpful tips about what to do during Red Flag Days, utilize the homeowners checklist to create defensible space and more in this free resource.

  • Action steps for homeowners

    Wildfires don’t have to burn everything in their path. Learn 7 tips that can help keep homes from igniting in a wildfire.

  • Read the latest issue of Fire Break

    Get the latest information about Firewise communities, research, international partnerships, wildfire safety campaigns and more.

Saving lives and property from wildfire

From our blog

  • New Mexico youth making a difference in their community and their lives

    Photo submitted by Krys Nystrom The news is full of horrifying and sad stories, especially in the aftermath of the California wildfires.  So much tragedy, it is heartbreaking.  When I was in New Mexico connecting with residents, Krys Nystrom,

  • Understanding who's at risk for the next wildfire

    We need to understand how local demographics influence risk preparedness and evacuation. A field tour I recently participated in to see how communities rebuilt following massive bushfires in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, Australia, in October 2013,

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