More and more people make their homes in areas that are prone to wildfires. You can take steps to be ready for a wildfire and prepare your home and landscaping to reduce your risk. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from a wildfire, evacuate safely during a wildfire, and how to stay healthy when you return home by clicking this link:

Fire Safety Graphic

This Wildfire Info Sheet from can help you be prepared!

Residents can reduce the risk of wildfires by utilizing the information on the National Fire Protections Association page!

Know your burning limits

Be sure to check out the National Weather Service Wildfire page here.

Do you know the differences?
Red Flag Warning vs Fire Weather Watch Warning

The Be Red Cross Ready checklist has some great tips!

Smokey the Bear would like to have you hear this PSA about grilling!

Protect your property! Check out FEMA!

Check out the National Wildfire Risk Index by clicking here!

FEMA has shared surviving wildfire stories, read about it here!

The National Interagency Fire Center wants you to be prepared. Check out the website here.

Protect your health! The American Lung Association and partners put together an infographic here!
Check out their video below!

FEMA has created the Wildfires PSA video below. Take a moment to watch!

National Fire Protection Association can help you get involved in Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 6, 2023.

The National Fire Protection Association can also help you learn how to reduce wildfire risks!

Wildfire in Maine page has great information and you can see the Maine Wildfire Danger Report page here!

The American Red Cross also has advice about what you should do before a wildfire starts. Check out their information about it here.
Make sure you help your kids Prepare with Pedro!

Smokey The Bear for Kids!
is a great webpage!

Enjoy A Day in the Forest With Smokey by watching the video below!

Would you like to learn how to be fire wise and have your home be as ready as it can be in defense of a wildfire? Watch the video so you can see how to start preparing!

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