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Boise residents credit Firewise for helping keep homes safe during fire

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on Sep 27, 2012

During a recent newscast on Boise State Public Radio, residents of Wilderness Ranch, one of the first pilot communities of the Firewise Communities/USA® Recognition Program, pointed to their consistent mitigation efforts and neighbor-to-neighbor outreach that helped saved homes and property when the recent Karney Fire moved closer to their area. Boise

Listen to the interview!

Learn more about Wilderness Ranch’s mitigation efforts during the past decade, and how their continued dedication to wildfire safety is making a marked difference today.

Did you know? There are additional communities across the U.S. that have celebrated 10 years of Firewise success and made a positive difference in the lives of their residents. Check out their stories on the Firewise website and share your own community stories with us. We want to hear from you!

Photo courtesy of Boise National Forest

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