Wildfire Safety and Resources
The United States is experiencing a significant increase in the number of wildfires. Each year, wildfires take lives and burn numerous structures, resulting in mounting costs that have enormous economic and environmental impacts to the nation’s communities and businesses. Wildfires also have devastating impacts on the environment and damage forests, rangelands, watersheds and wildlife.
However, there are steps you can take to protect lives and property at home and in your community.
Protect your home from wildfire. These simple steps can help you reduce the risk of wildfire to your home.
Protect your community from wildfire. Geared toward pubic safety officials, this page will help you develop a community wildfire protection plan, learn about International Code Council activities and view available resources that may be helpful to you.
- CDC: Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke
- Surviving a Wildfire
- Building Safety Month 2017, Week 3: Manage the Damage — Preparing for Natural Disasters
Sites for Kids
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