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

  • Finding funding and the benefits of Firewise

    You can tell when fall arrives, especially here at NFPA in the Wildland Fire Operations Division because suddenly there’s an uptick in renewal applications flooding in, and folks across the country, working on mitigation projects, are now completing and submitting their applications before the December 31 deadline to become a...




  • National disaster resilience competition launched

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, is providing significant resources and support to communities to help them become more resilient. The National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) is a two-phase process that will competitively award nearly $1 billion in HUD Disaster Recovery...




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