Planning and preparing for wildfire is the best way to reduce the likelihood of home destruction.

NFPA's Firewise USA®, Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, international outreach efforts, research, and codes and standards collectively work to ensure that we proactively address wildfire safety worldwide. 

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Extreme wildfire conditions and loss of life and property are increasing. Residents play a key role in reducing the risks.

 

Resources
Statistics & reports
Blog posts
NFPA related codes & standards
From NFPA Journal®
  • Striving for Excellence -  New Firewise pilot program tests how far communities can go to protect themselves from wildfire, 2019
  • Structure SurvivalHeavy losses in recent wildfires in California and Canada raise a central question: How can we better protect homes and other structures against wildfire? 2017
 


NFPA provides action steps for residents to reduce wildfire risks, including seven tips to help keep homes from igniting in a wildfire.