Read the May issue of Fire Break, NFPA's wildland fire newsletter

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on May 17, 2012

FireBreak0512The May issue of Fire Break, NFPA’s wildland fire newsletter, is available for viewing. In this issue, you’ll find:

  • A story that highlights the complicated debate between insurance companies and homeowners living in high-risk wildfire areas
  • A link to a recent online forum aimed at Northeast residents that provided timely Firewise tips and resource to help address concerns over the increased number of local brush fires
  • An article about garbage-eating bears that are “teaching” residents in WUI communities about responsible landscape management
  • A link to a number of Firewise interactive modules, games and quizzes to help communities reduce their wildfire risk
  • An update on the Fire Adapted Communities Congressional Briefing on June 5

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