Fire Management

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Alder Springs, Grindstone District, prescribed fire

Through partnerships and the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy, the Forest Service is working with other federal agencies and local, state, and tribal governments to plan for, prevent, and safely respond to wildland fire across all lands and jurisdictions.


Being Ready—Wildfire Preparedness

It takes the combination of both Defensible space and the hardening of your home to really give your house the best chance of surviving a wildfire.

One Less Spark—One Less Wildfire

Whether it’s ensuring a campfire or landscape debris burn of leaves and branches is completely extinguished, or keeping a vehicle well maintained to prevent sparks, following just a few simple steps can help prevent wildfires.


National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

NIFC is located in Boise, Idaho, and is the nation's support center for wildland firefighting.

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy

A strategic push to work collaboratively among all stakeholders and across all landscapes.