Resources

Wildfire is ever-present in the region we call home… Please utilize the following resources to become more educated about the environment we live in and the risks we all face.

LOCAL/REGIONAL RESOURCES:

BLDR-CNTYlogo BOULDER COUNTY WILDFIRE MITIGATION
“Anyone who owns a home in forested or otherwise fire-prone areas should consider the hazard presented to their property by a wildfire and should attempt to mitigate its effects.”
firewise_logo FIREWISE COMMUNITIES
“Find tips and tools to make your home and neighborhood safer from wildland fire.”
CSFS COLORADO STATE FOREST SERVICE FIRE MITIGATION PORTAL
“Colorado State Forest Service personnel serve as resources for landowners, homeowners and communities to ensure that they have the knowledge to fully prepare for future wildfires.”
Colorado-Flag COLORADO WILDFIRE MITIGATION TAX DEDUCTION [PDF]
“For income tax years 2009 through 2013 individuals, estates and trusts may subtract from federal taxable income 50% of the costs incurred in performing wildfire mitigation measures…”
BMFPD_logo BOULDER MOUNTAIN FIRE
BMFPD deserves compliments, donations and support for their dedication to our community! They can provide fire mitigation solutions in their district.
DHSEM Logo color final png COLORADO OEM STATEWIDE FIRE BAN INFORMATION
“This site is meant to provide the Colorado community with a connection to their local agencies.”
 beetlebusters_logo  BEETLE BUSTERS
Learn about bark beetles, mistletoe, and other pests. Find local contractors, check guidelines for handling infested trees, learn about preventive spraying and other protective programs,  read the BMFPD Beetle Bulletins, and more.

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NATIONAL RESOURCES:

All of the these sites are updated daily and are valuable sources of real-time information during times of concern.

inciweb INCIDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM – Colorado incidents
“InciWeb is an interagency all-risk incident information management system.”
This federal system provides the public with a single source of incident-related information. Wildfire status, perimeter maps, # & type of of resources assigned, containment info., and more…updated every 12-36 hrs…
noaa NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FIRE WEATHER FORECAST for ZONE 215 ( BOULDER COUNTY)
This is our main fire concern day-day, week-week…the wrong combination of humidity, winds, temperatures can be disastrous…
noaa NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FIRE WEATHER – for the Front Range
Red Flag Warnings (RFWs) are of particular concern….they indicate the existence of conditions which may create extreme fire behavior and growth…