The purpose of this project
is to complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for
1. Provide opportunities for meaningful discussions among agency representatives regarding their priorities for wildfire protection. Involve local, state, and federal government representatives and interested citizens in the process.
2. Identify and evaluate hazardous fuel conditions in wildland-urban interface areas. Prioritize areas for fuel reduction treatments. Identify a wildland-urban interface boundary for at-risk communities.
3. Address structural
ignitability and recommend measures that homeowners can take to reduce the
ignitability of structures. Better
4. Evaluate the wildfire response capability of fire districts and recommend measures to strengthen their capability.
5. Make the county and their respective fire districts and communities eligible for funding assistance to reduce wildfire hazards and to prepare residents for wildfire situations (National Fire Plan, Healthy Forest Restoration Act, FEMA and other sources).
Plan Approval: County, Fire Districts/Departments, ODF
Collaboration: Planning Team, Fire Defense Board, Fire Districts/Departments
Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI)
The area where structures and other human development meet or intermingle with undeveloped wildland or vegetative fuels.
Wildfire Risk Assessment:
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