Fire & Aviation

 

 

If you see smoke, fire, or suspicious activities, note the location and report it to authorities. Call the National Fire Information Center or 911.

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Current Fire Status

Find active fire & smoke information and maps for the Pacific Northwest Region. Check for fire restrictions that may be in place.
Smokey with flight nurses at Community Safety Day, Port Ludlow

Fire Prevention

Help prevent human caused fires by being careful with fire. Get critical tips to help keep your home and community safe from wildfire and reduce fire risk.
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Reports & Resources

Review annual fire reports, interactive maps and other studies related to wildfire in the Pacific Northwest.  
Ground image of fire results.  Most trees were only scorched.

Fire Management

Fire management is a year-round job that requires collaboration between diverse stakeholders. The Forest Service uses research on fire ecology and behavior to help with strategic planning.
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Work as a Firefighter

Firefighters work in all kinds of positions in the Pacific Northwest. Check out various options and requirements for working as a firefighter and learn how to apply.
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Post-Fire Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation and restoration is a long-term process that focuses on repairing resource damage caused by the fire. The Burned Area Emergency Response often starts before a fire is even declared out.


https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r6/fire-aviation