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  1. IBHS Offers Ways to Protect Homes and Businesses from Wildfires During Fire Prevention Week

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    Wed, 6 Oct 2010

    effective ways to combat wildfire risks . Wildfire risks can vary from region to region ..... brochures include: “Reducing Wildfire Risk : Residential” provides ..... strategies on how to reduce their wildfire risk ; “Reducing Wildfire Risk

  2. First-Ever Full-Scale Wildfire Demonstration Conducted at IBHS Research Center

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    Mon, 4 Apr 2011

    Enclosing your deck is an effective means of reducing wildfire risk of ember penetration below the deck. However, if you do ..... of metal angle flashing at these intersections can reduce wildfire risks . The use of non-combustible siding material is also recommended

  3. NFPA, National Association of State Foresters, and USDA Forest Service Partner to Deliver Program Aimed at Tackling Wildland Fire Home-Loss

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    Thu, 31 Oct 2002

    communities that are addressing wildfire risks . The new partnership allows ..... work with communities to assess wildfire risk and create plans to reduce them ..... citizens to take action to reduce wildfire risks . As word of their success has

  4. News in Brief

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    Thu, 1 Sep 2005

    Colorado firefighters survey homes to assess potential wildfire risk L ake Dillon (CO) Fire Authority firefighters have been ..... homes within the county to identify and document potential wildfire risks . The RedZone Survey, as the project is called, involves firefighters

  5. Company / Association News

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    Sun, 1 Dec 2002

    recognition for individual communities that are addressing wildfire risks . The partnership allows wildland fire staff from federal ..... and local agencies to work with communities to assess wildfire risk and create plans to reduce them. Communities are responsible

  6. NFPA Honors 10th Anniversary of Firewise Pilot Communities

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    Fri, 5 Aug 2011

    its 10th anniversary and honoring nine original pilot sites for their continued participation and successes in reducing wildfire risks . The nine sites being honored were among the first to become involved in this volunteer community action model. The Firewise Communities

  7. Forestry Commission Improves Smoke and Fire Management with GIS Web Tool Built by Esri

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    Wed, 16 Mar 2011

    by Esri for Georgia Forestry Commission, provides real-time information to landowners for permit issuance and reduces wildfire risks during prescribed burns. "Controlled fires benefit the forest," said Alan Dozier, Georgia Forestry Commission's chief

  8. Wildland Fire News: NFPA and IAFC Sign Memorandum of Understanding with UK Chief Fire Officers Association

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    Thu, 13 Mar 2014

    As wildfire risk to people and property continues to be a growing international problem ..... aimed at reducing WUI property loss and increasing public awareness of wildfire risk throughout the UK, the newly formed partnership will allow CFOA to

  9. Fire Service Industry News: IBHS Offers Wildfire Protection Steps

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    Thu, 24 Jan 2013

    Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) urges home and business owners to take action now to effectively reduce their wildfire risk . "Wildfire losses have been on the rise during the past couple of years in several states, with Colorado, Texas and Wyoming

  10. U.S. Forest Service, the Ad Council, and the NFPA Launch New Public Service Campaign

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    Wed, 18 Jul 2012

    to prepare our communities for the next wildfire. A Fire Adapted Community acknowledges and takes responsibility for its wildfire risk and implements appropriate actions at all levels. We invite you to join our efforts in combating wildfires and encouraging