Fire Information and Prevention
The Kisatchie National Forest is not under any fire restrictions at this time. Campfires are allowed in designated recreation sites and while dispersed camping.
You play a valuable role in preventing wildfires. Did you know the majority of wildland fire occurrences are human caused? You can make the difference! Learn more about how you can help prevent wildfires!
Louisiana is experiencing unprecedented wildfire danger. Now is the time to plan, prepare and stay aware to protect yourself and your family. Property owners and residents in areas most at risk are encouraged to take the steps“ Ready, Set, Go!” to be ready for wildfire.
The Southern Area Coordinating Group (SACC) is established to provide an interagency approach to wildland fire management and all-risk incident support on all land ownerships within the 13 southern states and Puerto Rico regions of the United States. The purpose of the SACC is to further interagency cooperation, communications, coordination, and to provide interagency fire management direction and all-risk support for the Southern - Geographical Area.
Several regions in the United States are experiencing significant drought. This website provides information on daily drought outlooks and seasonal trends.
InciWeb is your best source of information on wildland fires and other all risk incidents nationwide.
Located in Boise Idaho National Interagency Fire Center (NFIC) is the nationwide clearinghouse for information on current wildland fire status and national situation reports. Although wildland fire support and planning is the primary mission of the member agencies, NIFC also supports other disaster needs and logistics, including earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions and terrorist attacks.
Other Resources for Fire Information:
Firewise USA is a voluntary program that provides a framework to help neighbors get organized, find direction, and take action to increase the ignition resistance of their homes and community.
Now more than ever, we need you to prevent wildfires. Learn more about Smokey Bear and wildland fire prevention program.
As an entity of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the mission of the U.S. Fire Administration is to support and strengthen fire and emergency medical services (EMS) and stakeholders to prepare for, prevent, mitigate and respond to all hazards.
Established in 1920, the National Association of State Foresters is a non-profit organization composed of the directors of forestry agencies in the states, U.S. territories, and District of Columbia. These members manage and protect state and private forests, which encompass nearly two-thirds of the nation's forests.
Southern Group of State Foresters website provides information on reducing the risk of wildland fire around your home and other information on forestry.
The National Wildfire Coordinating Group provides national leadership to enable interoperable wildland fire operations among federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial partners.
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.