NFPA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Firewise Communities

05/09/2013
The National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Firewise Communities/USA® Recognition Program is honoring 34 official Firewise communities from 17 states as they each celebrate a 10-year anniversary of continued participation and successes in reducing wildfire risks. The communities were nationally recognized in 2004, and were among the earliest adopters of the Firewise Communities/USA process. The Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program, launched in 2002, was born out of the Firewise Communities Program to give communities the opportunity to work together toward wildland fire preparedness to save lives, property and natural resources. NFPA's Firewise Communities Program was develo...

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