Fire Break is NFPA's monthly e-newsletter with the latest news and information on mitigating your wildfire risk to take back to your communities, organization. or fire house.
From pessimism to prescribed burns in the first year; Make your Wildfire Community Preparedness Day a success; Colorado story highlights the political challenges of wildfire safety regulation
Gain funding for your local risk reduction project; New Firewise USA™ sites gain recognition in 2017; Firewise.org has a new look
Can exterior coatings protect your home from wildfire? Changing the way we think about wildfire: NFPA's training gives firefighters a new perspective
Is your home’s fence protected from wildfire? Start planning for 2018 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day. Firewise sites reach beyond their borders.
Commentary on the recent California wildfires and the complexity of such disasters, a tip sheet that helps communities in high-risk wildfire areas prepare for a Red Flag Day warning, including how to prepare for an evacuation
Reducing a deck's vulnerability to wildfire; New tools guide residents through Firewise renewal process; It's the embers, stupid! A fire chief discusses fire loss
Protecting homes from windblown embers; Solar eclipse highlights wildfire safety concerns; Firewise applications and renewals just got easier
Fact sheet gives roofs a fighting chance, Neighborhood efforts reflected in new Firewise program name, Rural fire departments respond to evolving fire threat
National news program shines light on wildfire problem, Firewise principles credited with saving home in Florida, New Jersey wildfire serves as lesson for future preparedness, and more.
Communities share Preparedness Day successes; Lessons learned from the Fort McMurray wildfire; Preventing structure loss in the WUI
Show Preparedness Day pride with event swag; Remembering Christina Randall; leader in wildfire mitigation; Learning to co-exist with wildfire
Understanding a wildfire's effect on business; Research: humans leading cause of wildfire; Fire potential increases across Plains, New Mexico
Addressing wildfire risk in the south; Recommendations for improving WUI firefighter safety; NASA: relationship between wildfire and drought
USAA Firewise discounts in New Mexico and Utah; Free webinar: How to apply for $500 Preparedness Day grant; Firewise celebrates success in 2016
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