Part of the NFPA’s Firewise Communities program, Firewise Madera County acts as a critical component of the implementation and ongoing monitoring of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan for Madera County, adopted in 2009. [Read more…]
The story of Firewise and how this all came about is pretty interesting. We are creating a backdated timeline of the events leading up to Firewise Communities today.
According to the Firewise Communities web site, wildfire burning homes was primarily considered a California only problem, until the 1985-1986 fire season. [Read more…]