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

  • Seven days left to apply for a $500 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Project Funding Award

    Activities of all types that increase wildfire awareness, improve risk factors, or post-fire impacts and implemented on the second annual national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, May 2, 2015, are eligible to receive one of sixty-five $500 project funding awards. The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 5 and applications must...




  • FEMA Twitter chat to focus on emergency preparedness

    Join FEMA, NFPA, American Red Cross, University of Colorado-Denver, the Montana Governor's Office of Community Service and other organizations on Thursday, February 26 at 2 PM EST for a Twitter chat and one of the biggest preparedness conversations in 2015! The hour-long chat (#PrepareAthon) will focus on emergency preparedness and...




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