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

  • NFPA co-sponsors Capitol Hill briefing on wildfire science and policy

    Join NFPA, the Hazards Caucus Alliance, the University of California at Riverside and San Diego, and the Western Governors Association for an informative briefing on wildfire science, policy, mitigation and response tomorrow, Sep. 11 from 11:30 am to 1 p.m. at room 421 of the Cannon House Office Building in...




  • Ensure your homeowners policy is adequate

    As we enter into the second week of National Preparedness Month the theme is knowing how to plan for specific needs before disaster strikes. An important need is ensuring your homeowners policy or renters insurance is up-to-date and will adequately cover your needs after a wildfire. Next week author Linda...




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