Fire Agencies & Wildfire Practitioners

Fire management agencies, Indigenous fire practitioners or agencies, nonprofits or special taxing districts working in the wildfire arena, consultants

Fire agencies and wildfire practitioners support community wildfire adaptation through preparedness, response, and recovery. Resources for prescribed fire practitioners, cultural fire keepers, wildfire response agencies, and community mitigation specialists can be found below. Please note, some resources might be applicable to multiple roles within the community.

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Youth Firesetting Prevention and Intervention Course

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National Fire Academy
This 6-day course from the National Fire Academy focuses on how to mitigate youth firesetting behavior. Read More

WUI-NITY: a platform for the simulation of wildland-urban interface fire evacuation

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National Fire Protection Association
This report introduces a modeling platform called WUI-NITY. The platform provide simulation of human and fire behavior during wildfire evacuations to enhance the situational awareness of responders and residents in evacuation scenarios. The platform provides information on the dynamic evolution of the situation. Read More

Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide

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National Wildland Fire Coordinating Group
The Wildland Urban Interface Wildfire Mitigation Desk Reference Guide provides basic background information on relevant programs and terminology for those seeking to enhance their community’s wildfire mitigation efforts. Read More

Wildland Fire Chemical Clean-Up

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USDA Forest Service
Information on how to clean up wildland fire retardants, foams, water enhancers (gels) and more. Read More

Wildfire Smoke Exposure

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Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
This website has resources and training opportunities for agricultural workers and provides printed materials that are designed with worker safety in mind (both in English and Spanish). Read More

Wildfire Safety

American Red Cross
Tips and resources for planning for safety and evacuation during a wildfire. The page includes videos, checklists, and resources to help children prepare for emergencies. Read More

Wildfire Research Fact Sheet Series

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National Fire Protection Association and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety
This Wildfire Research Fact Sheet series features wildfire research undertaken at the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety research facility. Fact sheets cover roofing, vents, fences, etc Read More

Wildfire Prepared Home

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Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety
At the individual home level, researchers have identified core actions (such as installing an ignition-resistant roof and reducing fuels around the home) which will allow homeowners to receive a Wildfire Prepared Home designation. The program is based on research from the Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety’s Suburban Wildfire Adaptation Roadmaps, Read More

Wildfire Partners Program Example

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Wildfire Partners
This program provides an excellent example of effective partnership and wildfire risk reduction. Read More

Wildfire Outreach Materials

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US Fire Administration
This site provides awareness and prevention materials to share with your community. The goal of the materials is to help your community better live with wildland urban interface fires. Read More
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