NFPA's Firewise program celebrates 10 years: River Bluff Ranch in Spokane, Washington

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Oct 27, 2011

River Bluff RanchDespite not being able to be with us in person today at the 2011 Backyards & Beyond Wildland Fire Education Conference to personally accept their award, the Firewise team still wants to acknowledge the work of River Bluff Ranch in Spokane, Washington.

River Bluff Ranch is one of the NFPA's Firewise Communities/USA® nine pilot communities, who are celebrating their 10th anniversary this year.  This “from the ground up” community was developed to be Firewise from the very start. The issues of interfacing residential communities with mountainous forestlands were carefully addressed prior to the beginning of construction.

You can read all about River Bluff Ranch here, including their design plan and homeowner’s association promises for continued effort.