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

  • Texas proves that anyone at any age can make a difference

    With big hats and big personalities, everything really is, as they say, bigger in Texas. But as one community in Etoile, Texas, proves, you don’t have to be very big to make a difference. Etoile in eastern Texas is the kind of small town where everyone knows everything about everyone....




  • Backyards and Beyond Call for Presentations deadline extended

    Yes, you heard that right! Our deadline for the "call for presentations" for the 2015 Backyards and Beyond conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has been extended. The new date is now Monday, December 15, 2014. So, what are you waiting for ... get to work on those proposals and...




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