NFPA honors nine Firewise Communities during its wildland fire conference in Denver

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Oct 27, 2011

Firewise Communities award recipients

Nine Firewise Communities pilot sites were honored today at NFPA’s Backyards & Beyond conference in Denver for their ten years of commitment to the program.

Front row, from left: Mary Prescott (Orlando, FL), Harry Steele (Boise, ID), Kathy Christensen (Salt Lake City, UT), and Ann Cooke (Jemez, NM)

Back row, from left: Chief Darrell Willis (Prescott, AZ), Ken Kucera (Golden, CO), NFPA President Jim Shannon, Keith Worley (Sundance, UT), and Bob Owens (Larkspur, CO)

See an overview of each community’s efforts and more photos on our Firewise blog.

- Mike Hazell