Firewise USA®, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, is a national program that encourages homeowners and communities to take action to reduce their wildfire risk. These actions, such as creating and maintaining defensible space, should happen before a wildfire occurs. These recognized Firewise USA® Sites have an on-going commitment toward reducing their overall wildfire risk.
Ready, Set, Go! Your personal wildland fire action guide
View volunteer fire department takes every precaution to help protect you and your property from wildfire. However, the reality is that in a major wildfire, there will simply not be enough fire engines or firefighters to defend every home. Successfully preparing for a wildfire requires you to take personal responsibility for protecting yourself, your family and your property. In this publication, we hope to give you the tips and tools you need to prepare and be successful.