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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Use IBHS Resources to Reduce Wildfire Risk of Home or Business

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    Sat, 18 Jan 2014

    below to reduce your wildfire risks . Additional wildfire ..... identify possible wildfire risks , and resources on ..... that will reduce your wildfire risks . Additional defensible ..... can increase your wildfire risk . Find out if the

  2. NFPA Celebrates Anniversary of Firewise Communities

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    Thu, 24 May 2012

    and successes in reducing wildfire risks . The communities became ..... taken steps to reduce its wildfire risk using Firewise principles ..... principles to reduce their wildfire risk . "We are indebted to these ..... have truly helped minimize wildfire risk factors, and their hard

  1. NFPA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Firewise Communities

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    Thu, 9 May 2013

    anniversary of continued participation and successes in reducing wildfire risks . The communities were nationally recognized in 2004, and ..... professionals and motivated residents have truly helped minimize wildfire risk factors, and their hard work surely has paid off." Each

  2. Firefighting Tech Roundup: Cardiac Arrest Simulator, Wildfire Risk , and More

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    Fri, 15 Jun 2012

    Mary Jane Dittmar looks at a number of emerging technological products for the fire service, including an online simulator to teach residents about sudden cardiac arrest; a study on wildfire risk in the Western United States; the Seattle (WA) Fire Department's deployment of new wireless technology; ...

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

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    Fri, 21 Sep 2012

    deck or porch. Limit vegetation surrounding the home's perimeter, at least 30-100 feet, depending on the area's wildfire risk . The Firewise Guide to Landscaping can help distinguish the best vegetation based on distance to the home or structure

  4. NFPA Offers Workshops on Home Wildfire Risk Assessment

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    Tue, 28 Feb 2012

    and others who are committed to understanding and learning about ways to reduce losses from these fires, and increasing wildfire risk awareness among residents and communities. As part of the two-day course, the HIZ workshop incorporates NFPA 1141: Standard

  5. Guidelines Aim at Reducing Wildfire Risk to Property

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    Tue, 11 May 2010

    three property-specific brochures: · “Reducing Wildfire Risk : Residential” provides homeowners with strategies on how to reduce their wildfire risk ; · “Reducing Wildfire Risk : Commercial” describes risks faced by small and mid

  6. A Proactive Approach to Metropolitan Wildfire Risk 3

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    Thu, 25 Jun 2009

    near future. This new success can be directly attributed to the involvement of citizens in the discussion for increased wildfire risk reduction near residential areas. After following the same process as for the previous two sites, the TAC and CAC, through

  7. A Proactive Approach to Metropolitan Wildfire Risk 1

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    Thu, 25 Jun 2009

    Large metropolitan cities are often overlooked as sites for wildfires, but a different perspective on wildfires and the term "urban interface" could broaden the understanding of the potential wildfire threats facing our urban communities.

  8. A Proactive Approach to Metropolitan Wildfire Risk 2

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    Thu, 25 Jun 2009

    Large metropolitan cities are often overlooked as sites for wildfires, but a different perspective on wildfires and the term "urban interface" could broaden the understanding of the potential wildfire threats facing our urban communities.