Wildfire Prevention

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Firework Safety

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Firework Safety Tips: How to Stay Safe

Apr 16, 2024

Discover essential firework safety tips to ensure a dazzling display without accidents. Learn how to celebrate responsibly with expert guidance from WFCA.

Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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How to Create a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)

Mar 26, 2024

Empower your community with a detailed guide on creating a Wildfire Protection Plan. Explore crucial steps and strategies with expert guidance from the WFCA.

March, - Wildfire Awareness Month

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Wildfire Awareness Month: Guide on How to Prepare

Mar 19, 2024

Discover essential strategies for wildfire preparedness during Wildfire Awareness Month. Get insights and tips to safeguard your community with guidance from the WFCA.

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How are Firebreaks Used to Manage Wildfires?

Nov 14, 2023

Discover the power of firebreaks in wildfire management. Learn how these strategic barriers can help control and mitigate wildfire spread with guidance from the WFCA.

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Raising Awareness for Wildfires

Oct 24, 2023

Discover the importance of raising wildfire awareness. Explore effective strategies for educating and mobilizing communities on fire prevention and safety.

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How to Prevent Wildfires

Jun 27, 2023

Learn how you can help prevent human-caused wildfires with these strategies, best practices and resources from the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA).

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What is the Government Doing to Prevent Wildfires?

May 23, 2023

What is the government doing to prevent wildfires? Various agencies have unique roles, from FEMA to the Department of Interior. Learn more with guidance from the WFCA.

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Firefighting Techniques to Prevent the Spread of Wildfires

May 9, 2023

Learn about the different tactics firefighters use to prevent the spread of wildfires, such as establishing fire lines, backfiring, and creating firebreaks.

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Firewise® Community Requirements

May 2, 2023

Discover the requirements to become a Firewise® community such as conducting risk assessments, creating fire-resistant landscaping, and implementing an evacuation plan.

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Wildfire Resilience Programs & Strategies

Apr 18, 2023

Learn more about the programs and strategies that are dedicated to wildfire resilience, and why they are increasingly important with guidance from the WFCA.

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