Individuals and organizations from across the nation applied for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day awards to help them complete a risk reduction project on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Thanks to the seventh year of generous support from State Farm, 150 applicants in 26 states are due to receive $500 project awards to help create neighborhoods safer from wildfires.
NFPA started the national Wildfire Community Preparedness Day campaign in 2014 as a way for people living in areas of wildfire risk to come together to improve their readiness across the community. In some cases, people are taking their very first steps on the first Saturday in May toward a safer future. Others are using the day as a rallying point for their ongoing efforts as a recognized Firewise USA site, or to implement their Community Wildfire Protection Plans. May 2 is a great time to get started on the road to wildfire risk reduction!
Will your home and neighborhood survive the next wildfire? Find out how you can be a winner and encourage others to be a part of this national campaign this spring.