Nearly half of the winners of the new Wildfire Mitigation Awards will be present at this week's IAFC WUI 2015 Conference in Reno, Nevada. Leaders with the four sponsoring organizations -- IAFC, NFPA, the National Association of State Foresters, and the USDA Forest Service -- will be on hand to honor these pioneers and champions on Wednesday, March 25.
This new award consists of three categories:
- Fire Adapted Communities Fire Service Leadership
- Wildfire Mitigation Innovation
- Community Wildfire Preparedness Pioneer
Check this blog for photos and more coverage about the awardees, who have shown outstanding service in wildfire preparedness and safety. For a complete list of the winners, click here.