There are many things homeowners can and should do to prepare and protect their homes to survive a wildfire. Creating defensible space, managing vegetation and landscaping, using fire resistant construction materials, and properly storing firewood and other combustible materials are all important things homeowners can do to reduce the risk from wildfire.
Funding opportunties are available for communities that have an interest in planning and implementing hazardous fuels reduction projects.
Other Funding Opportunities
Other funding is available to help volunteer firefighters acquire critical wildland firefighting equipment and attend trainings, as well as assist local fire departments develop and maintain efficient and effective fire protection services.