Wildfires and Your Home

Wildfires and Your Home

Many rural homes exist in areas that are at an increased risk of being affected by wildfires. Follow this guide to prepare and protect your home from a wildfire.

 

Wildfire Preparedness Factsheet

Related Websites

Before a Wildfire
Website with links to wildfire preparedness information.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Wildfire Preparedness: Home and Landscape
Resources for preparing your home before a wildfire.
National Fire Protection Association
Wildfires
Website with resources for preparing before a wildfire, actions during a wildfire, and how to recover after a wildfire.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Wildfires
Webpage with information on what to do before, during, and after a wildfire.
Ready.gov

Additional Web Resources

Home Resources

Firewise Tips: Checklist for Homeowners
Tips to help reduce the risk of your home and property becoming fuel for a wildfire.
National Fire Protection Association
How to Have a Firewise Home
Wildfire risk reduction steps for your home and property.
National Fire Protection Association
How to Prepare for a Wildfire
Resource guide with information to prepare for wildfire situations.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Tips for High Fire Danger Days
How to prepare for a Red Flag Day.
National Fire Protection Association