Communities in wildfire prone areas are learning what it takes to be fully prepared for wildland fire. A Fire Adapted Community incorporates people, buildings, businesses, infrastructure, cultural resources, and natural areas into the effort to prepare for the effects of wildland fire. This website offers information and specific actions you can take, no matter what your role, to reduce your risk to the next wildfire. Do your part to protect your community today!

The 411 on Fire Adapted Communities

  • A revolution in resilience: Orlando conference to feature wildfire safety concepts

    I'm excited to have a place on the agenda at the annual conference of the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, better known as FLASH. The Florida-based national non-profit is the country’s leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters - sounds like a mission...




  • Exciting news for Wisconsin as Lake Camelot becomes Firewise

    Wisconsin – the home of the Green Bay Packers, Mark Ruffalo and cheese hats, is quite possibly one of the most beautiful states I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. 46 percent of Wisconsin’s land is covered by forest and it contains 15,074 documented lakes. One of these lakes, Lake...




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