NFPA ‘Sites of Excellence’ pilot program demonstrates success of community wildfire safety prevention
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released a new report, Residents Reducing Wildfire Risks: Findings from the NFPA Firewise Sites of Excellence Pilot, 2019–2020, that showcases the work of seven active Firewise USA communities to build wildfire-ignition resistance and avert…
NFPA Wildfire Division Director to serve on Presidential Wildfire Mitigation and Management Commission
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is pleased to announce Michele Steinberg, NFPA Wildfire Division Director, has been selected as a member of the Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission. The Commission, established by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and…
NFPA and State Farm announce recipients of 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Project Awards
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm have announced the winners of the 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day (Preparedness Day) project awards. This year’s event, which takes place on 7 May, focuses on what people can do in…
National Fire Protection Association launches 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day at Facebook Live event
Over the past decade, the US has witnessed a steady increase in wildfire activity. There are nearly 45 million homes in areas prone to wildfire today and wildfire risk is nearly present in every state. Experts predict this trend will…
ECOPOL F, new eco-friendly class a foam greenscreen certified
Managing wildland fires is more important than ever because over the last few decades the wildland fire management environment has changed profoundly: longer fire seasons, bigger fires and more acres burned on average each year, more extreme fire behaviour… The…
Perimeter Solutions partners with 10 Tanker Air Carrier to fight Mexico wildfires
Perimeter Solutions partnered with 10 Tanker Air Carrier, a world leader in aerial firefighting, to set up operations in Laredo, Texas to provide support to agencies in Mexico that work to extinguish and prevent the spread of active wildfires. Through…
Wildfire Log: a wildfire recording tool from Moors for the Future Partnership
Moors for the Future Partnership, in partnership with Dorset County Council and Natural England, have developed a tool that can be used by multiple organisations and individuals to input wildfire data into a single database. Called the Wildfire Log, the…
You are invited to join the NFPA Facebook Live event – Outthink Wildfire
This is a new initiative aimed at significantly lowering community wildfire risk by 2050. In recent years, the United States has suffered a relentless tally of losses due to wildfire, a trend that experts predict will only continue to grow.…
Satellite Sensors Would Deliver Global Fire Coverage

Wildfires can wreak havoc on human health, property and communities, so it’s imperative to detect them as early as possible. That’s why NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, is working on a concept for a network of space-based sensors called…

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