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National Firewise Organization The national Firewise Communities program is a multi-agency effort designed to reach beyond the fire service by involving homeowners, community leaders, planners, developers, and others in the effort to protect people, property, and natural resources from the risk of wildland fire - before a fire starts.
FEMA disaster preparation

FEMA wildfire preparation
Prepare for a wildfire. Listed here are several suggestions that you can implement immediately. Others need to be considered at the time of construction or remodeling.
Protecting your Home from Wildfire After serious wildfires, it can seem like flames leapfrogged through neighborhoods, leaving some homes unscathed alongside others that have been reduced to rubble. University of California scientists have found that this familiar site is not entirely random. "You can do a lot to protect your house from a wildfire," said Stephen Quarles, the UC Cooperative Extension wood durability advisor....

Washington DNR - home

Washington DNR - wildfire
DNR is the state’s largest on-call fire department with 1,200 temporary and permanent employees who fight fires on about 12.7 million acres of private and state-owned forest lands. DNR offers local fire districts support with fire protection and safety equipment requirements.
The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.
Online Home Assessment
This online assessment form will guide you through a series of questions about your home and yard, and then provide you with a customized report about its vulnerability to wildfire.
Firewise Plants Ciscoe Morris

Ciscoe Morris discusses landscape tips for your home

Lake Cushman Maintenance Co.
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