Wildfire Prevention

Explore our comprehensive wildfire prevention content. Discover expert advice, tips, and strategies to protect your home and your community from wildfires.

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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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Wildfire Mitigation Explained

Apr 11, 2023

Explore strategies for wildfire mitigation that will help reduce the risk of damage to your home and surrounding areas with expert guidance from the WFCA.

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Can You Fireproof Your Property and Home?

Mar 17, 2023

Find out if you can fireproof your property and protect your home from the dangers of fire with guidance from the Western Fire Chiefs Association (WFCA).

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5 Strategies on How to Prevent Wildfires in California

Feb 14, 2023

Explore strategies that can be leveraged to help prevent increasingly common wildfires in California with the experts from the Western Fire Chiefs (WFCA).

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