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

  • NatGeo article: it’s the small steps that can help save homes from wildfire

    A recent article published on National Geographic’s “Daily News” webpage confirms what many of us in the wildfire industry have known to be true: it’s the small steps that can help save homes and communities from being destroyed by wildfire. Author Warren Cornwall explains how homeowners fit nicely into this...




  • More Cases for Fire Adaptation: Land Managers and the Surrounding Environment

    The new Guide to Fire Adapted Communities is not just for residents and fire departments. The issues of fuels management and forest health bring forest & land managers into the fold for a successful Fire Adapted Community as well. Chapter 3 in the guide focuses on the surrounding environment and...




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