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America Burning

Perhaps the most widely quoted fire protection publication, this report set the stage for national consciousness-raising about the need for as much concern about fire prevention as for fire suppression.

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America Burning Revisited

This follow-up to the original report, AMERICA BURNING, reviews the progress made to combat the fire problem and to redefine the strategies needed to further reduce loss of life and property to fire.

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Creating a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The U.S. Fire Administration's (USFA) Creating a Community Wildfire Protection Plan guide will assist you in making a CWPP. The form-fillable templates in the guide allow you to create an action plan and document assets at risk, forest/landscape health issues, and key stakeholders.

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Wildland Urban Interface: A Look at Issues and Resolutions

The U.S. Fire Administration, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Fire Service, developed the report "Wildland Urban Interface: A Look at Issues and Resolutions," to motivate collaborative actions targeted to the prevention of catastrophic wildfires in the wildland urban interface (WUI). The report provides recommendations for 13 issues that, if heeded, will assist in the creation of fire-resilient communities and save lives and properties.

Your Role in Fire-Adapted Communities

This guide promotes a holistic approach to wildland fire risk reduction in the wildland urban interface and addresses actions to improve individual and community safety.

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