The Firewise program helps homeowners, recreational property owners, and businesses protect structures from the risk of wildland fire. Watch this two-minute introduction from Cook County, MN.
Grants may be available for citizen groups looking to actively mitigate wildland fire risk. Actions may include brushing, limbing, landscaping, and adding mesh covers to places on structures where embers can gather.
Contact your local Fire Prevention Specialist to explore opportunities.
Additional information about wildland fire prevention and safety can be accessed on the Resources page.