National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day 2015

2015 Wildfire Preparedness Day Logo

Sponsored by State Farm
Fire Adapted Commuinities

Commit a couple of hours, or the entire day, and join others throughout the nation making communities a safer place to live on Saturday, May 2. Challenge friends, family members, a faith-based group or youth organization to create a project. and accomplish something great together!

Efforts will raise wildfire awareness and help protect homes, neighborhoods and entire communities, while increasing safety for wildland firefighters; or your project could lessen current post-fire impacts. 

NFPA is pleased to announce State Farm®, the largest home insurer in the United States, has provided funding for sixty-five $500 project funding awards to implement projects on May 2. State Farm has a long history of proactive wildfire safety education to its policyholders in high-risk regions.

Wildfire Prep Day Twitter chat

Join NFPA, America’s PrepareAthon and the U.S. Fire Administration on Tuesday, April 7 at 2 pm EDT for a Twitter chat. The hour-long chat will use #WildfirePrepDay and will focus on projects that can be coordinated for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. The conversation will provide information on mitigation, communication and evacuation.


Video: Motivate neighbors and community members to work together to make where they live a safer place from wildfire.

 

Do something GREAT and be a local champion!

For additional information, e-mail Cathy Prudhomme, or NFPA’s Wildland Fire Operations Division.


NFPA, Fire Adapted Communities (FAC) and State Farm are pleased to support the 2015 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day campaign, but have not assessed or evaluated any of the community projects, activities or initiatives. Recognition of any kind in no way implies endorsement or approval of a project, its safety or effectiveness, and the supporters disclaim all liability in connection with any such project, activity or initiative.