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Federal Agencies

The most prominent federal agencies involved in wildland fire safety and response activities are the USDA Forest Service and U.S. Department of Interior. These agencies also play a major role in land and forestry management activities, including the protection of natural resources.

United State Forest Service logoThe Firewise Communities/USA program works closely with these federal agencies and Firewise.org was produced in cooperation with the USDA Forest Service. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, NFPA is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write to: USDA - Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington DC 20250-9410, or call toll free voice +1 866 632-9992, TDD +1 800 877-8339, or voice relay +1 866 377-8642. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.