NFPA’s pre-conference HIZ Workshop to be held at IAFC’s WUI 2013

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on Feb 4, 2013

Recent research has led to a greater understanding of how wildland fires ignite homes. By applying this new knowledge and using the latest approaches to address structure ignition concerns, we believe future WUI fire disasters can significantly be reduced.

HIZJoin NFPA at the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ (IAFC) Wildland Urban Interface Conference 2013 for a two-day workshop,Assessing Wildfire Hazards in the Home Ignition Zone (HIZ), which will help you identify hazards and reduce risks in the home ignition zone before a wildfire starts. 

Here’s what you’ll learn in the workshop:

Register now! Join Pat Durland, Principle of Stone Creek Fire, LLC who will lead this informative and interactive discussion.

The pre-conference workshop will be held March 18 – 19.

For more information about IAFC’s WUI 2013 conference, check out their website. Additional details about NFPA’s HIZ workshops can be found at