Wildfire | NFPA
Wildland fires are a serious threat to lives and property in the U.S. The combination of drought, warmer temperatures, high winds and an excess of dried vegetation in forests and grasslands has made fire seasons progressively worse over the past 50 years. NFPA has the information and resources you need to help protect your home and community from wildfire.
Wildfire - NFPA Journal
Column: A New Online Tool to Evaluate Wildfire Risk
Wildfire - NFPA Journal, November/December 2020
Column: Our current approach to combatting wildfire isn't working. So why do we remain complacent in the face of failure?
Outthink Wildfire - Wildfire Action Policies | NFPA
To decrease the trend in wildfire-caused human and property losses, the US must make significant policy changes at all levels of government. NFPA has released a strategy that will push for the transformation that, over time, will significantly reduce risk to communities.
Nation's leading wildfire management groups name 2022 Wildfire Mitigation Awardees | NFPA
The four co-sponsors of the national Wildfire Mitigation Awards have named the individuals and organizations chosen to receive honors this year in recognition of their exemplary commitment to community wildfire risk reduction.
Leading Wildfire Management Groups Honor 2022 Wildfire Mitigation Award Winners
Thank you to all the individuals and organizations who were nominated for this year’s Wildfire Mitigation Awards. Each project submitted is a testament to the hard work and commitment of people across the country who are making a real difference in the…
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…
Top wildfire management groups name 2021 National Wildfire Mitigation awardees | NFPA
The four co-sponsors of the national Wildfire Mitigation Awards have named the individuals chosen to receive honors this year in recognition of their exemplary commitment to community wildfire risk reduction.
Wildfire preparedness tips
Residents can make their own property - and their neighborhood - much safer from wildfire. Check out NFPA's wildifre safety tips.
NFPA - Wildfire virtual field trips
Learn what happens to people, property and natural areas one year, five years and ten years after a major wildfire.
Wildfire training and certification
NFPA offers a wildfire classroom training, Assessing Structure Ignition Potential from Wildfire, and a certification program, Certified Wildfire Mitigation Specialist.
Honor wildfire safety champs: 2021 Wildfire Mitigation Awards nomination process open now!
With more and more amazing wildfire risk reduction and preparedness happening across the country, it's only fitting that the partners establishing the Wildfire Mitigation Awards are opening the nominations process early! Starting today, June 1, you can…
Certified Wildfire Mitigation Specialist (CWMS) | NFPA
The CWMS credential offers professionals whose work involves wildfire hazard mitigation, the ability to demonstrate that they understand hazard mitigation measures, planning and preparedness strategies, public education practices, and wildland fire science.
Wildfire Community Preparedness Day | NFPA
Commit a couple of hours, or the entire day and join others throughout the nation making communities a safer place to live every May.