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Wildfire safety outreach materials

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:

  1. Review our fire-adapted community guide PDF 772 KB to learn how the fire service, local officials and the public can work together for wildland fire safety.
  2. Join the Ready, Set, Go! program, managed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The program helps firefighters to teach people who live in high-risk wildfire areas how to prepare against fire threats.
  3. Learn about the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, which focuses on restoring and maintaining landscapes, fire-adapted communities and response to fire.
  4. Review tips for communicating about wildland fire from the National Interagency Fire Center.
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WUI fires: before, during and after

Information about what communities need to know before, during and after a WUI fire.

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Outreach materials from the U.S. Fire Administration

Help increase awareness about the risk of wildfires in your community with these messages and free materials.

Free handouts

Wildfires: Protect Yourself and Your Community PDF ~3.5 MB

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Image of wildfire publication

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:

Protect Your Home and Community from Wildfire PDF ~700 KB

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protect your home and community from wildfire

This flyer provides tips to help homeowners prepare for the wildfire season. Customize this handout with your organization’s logo.

Wildfire Evacuation

Download the flyer PDF 518 KB

wildfire evacuation

This flyer provides tips for homeowners to follow when evacuating from a wildfire. Customize this handout with your organization’s logo.

Social media messages

Copy and paste these messages to your social media accounts and ask your followers to share.


People start most wildfires. Find out how you can promote and practice #wildfire safety at
Why do some homes survive a #wildfire while others don't? The owners were prepared! Prepare now at


People start most wildfires. Find out how you can promote and practice wildfire safety in your community with our free outreach materials at

Social cards

Use the cards and animations below by themselves or include supporting content with them to reinforce their messages.

Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

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.

Outreach materials from other organizations

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.

More information on wildfires and the WUI