Wildland Resources

Fire-Adapted Communities for the Fire Service

This is an online course, hosted on the IAFC Academy, that introduces firefighters to basic tenets of fire-adapted communities and working with their residents to reduce risk.

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Red-Flag Warning Resources

Resources for residents that explain what a red-flag warning is, when/why they occur, and what they should/shouldn’t do. Red-flag warnings occur during high-fire danger days, so they’re happening all over the country right now.

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National Action Guide

For firefighters to use as a tool when engaging residents. The National Action Guide introduces the residents to the concept of the wildland-ember interface, ember threat, etc. and then goes through all of the steps they could and should be doing during different fire danger levels, through evacuation.

National Action Guide - English National Action Guide - Spanish

Ready, Set Go! Program 

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