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

  • Highlights from the FAC Reference Guide: Collaboration and Outreach

    We continue to promote the contents of the, “Guide to Fire Adapted Communities,” and the additional resources and expertise of the various Fire Adapted Community Coalition members. The guide’s “collaboration and outreach” section speaks to the importance of this in a Fire Adapted Community, creating a strong local team, and...

  • Arkansas Governor Highlights Firewise

    Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe used his weekly column and radio address last week to highlight how Firewise continues to combat wildfires in the state. Arkansas is a leader in Firewise Community development and resident efforts around their neighborhoods. Governor Beebe praised the collaborative work of the Arkansas Forestry Commission in...

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