NFPA Urges Residents to Reduce Their Homes' Wildfire Risk During Major Fire Anniversary

09/21/2012
After one of the hottest and driest winters and summers on record, many communities across the country are experiencing increased risk for wildfires. This year has demonstrated the trend that wildfires are burning larger than ever, and the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Firewise Communities Program is urging homeowners to take action to reduce the risk of losing their homes and property to wildfires. Neighborhoods across the country such as those in Colorado, Tennessee, and Oregon, have seen firsthand the devastating effects of this force of nature. However, as residents who have been displaced by these events consider what to do next, many of these communities are demonstr...

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