Michael Hazell

NFPA honors neighborhoods in 40 states for wildfire safety action 

Blog Post created by Michael Hazell Employee on Jun 29, 2011

Firewise Logo NFPA's Firewise® Communities Program has reached a milestone in announcing the 700th community to earn recognition as a Firewise Communities/USA® site. Robin Hood Loop in Forks, Washington is the latest neighborhood to take action to improve residents’ safety from threats posed by brush, grass and forest fires.

Initiated in 2002 with 12 pilot neighborhoods, the national Firewise Communities/USA® Recognition Program now boasts active member communities in 40 states, as well as a participation retention rate of 80 percent over the past decade.

Learn more about Firewise and how to become a Firewise Community.

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