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Fire Prevention Links
ecoSmart-Fire is an interactive, flexible, graphical tool designed to help residents make fire safety choices while considering ways to enhance beauty, retain native vegetation, ensure privacy, conserve water, and save energy.
The national Firewise Communities program is a multi-agency effort designed to reach beyond the fire service by involving homeowners, community leaders, planners, developers, and others in the effort to protect people, property, and natural resources from the risk of wildland fire - before a fire starts.
US Forest Service, Wildfire Prevention & Wildland Urban Interface, Southern Region
This site is designed for homeowners, visitors, wildfire prevention professionals, Forest Service employees and volunteers. It is filled with information on where the big fires are burning throughout the nation, what the severity level is in your state, rules and regulations for burning debris in your state, and how to protect your home against wildfire.
Southern Wildfire Prevention
The Southern Wildfire group website hosts current location and status information on National, Regional and State Fire Prevention-Mitigation Education Teams operating in the southern United States. The site is intended to act as a “clearinghouse” for the latest in wildfire prevention and mitigation ideas, campaigns, templates, products as well as individual team updates in the South.