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As a member of the fire service and a trusted member of your community, you’re uniquely positioned to help people plan for, respond to, and recover from the devastating effects of a wildland, grass or forest fire.
There are four easy ways to get started:
Learn how the Montecito Fire Protection District used a socio-ecological mitigation approach to successfully fight the Thomas Fire.Read the article
Help increase awareness about the risk of wildfires in your community with these messages and free materials.
This double-sided one-page flyer contains safety tips for protecting homes from wildfires. A space is provided for you to easily include your organization's logo. Tips include:
This flyer provides tips to help homeowners prepare for the wildfire season. Customize this handout with your organization’s logo.
This flyer provides tips for homeowners to follow when evacuating from a wildfire. Customize this handout with your organization’s logo.
Copy and paste these messages to your social media accounts and ask your followers to share.
Use the cards and animations below by themselves or include supporting content with them to reinforce their messages.
The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange.
The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about the risk of wildfires in your community.