Introducing the newest Firewise Community-Big Rock Rim, Nebraska

Blog Post created by ryan.quinn Employee on Apr 16, 2014

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Located on the northeast side of Valentine, Nebraska, the Big Rock Rim neighborhood is one of the newest members to join the ranks of recognized Firewise communities. After a wildfire destroyed a dozen homes in 2006, local fire specialists approached members of the Big Rock Rim community and introduced the idea of becoming a Firewise community. Having already put some Firewise tactics into practice and seen the damage wildfires can cause firsthand, the group ultimately decided it was worthwhile to become a Firewise community.

To read more about the Big Rock Rim community and their past and future Firewise efforts, read the full story in the newest edition of the Firewise How-To Newsletter!