FireWise

Because of a combination of raising temperatures and reduced rainfall in the summer, the risk of wildfires is on the rise in Pierce County.  There are easy adjustments that you can implement on your property to be FireWise, and prepared in the case of a wildfire.  Contact us as an individual or community to find out what the experts know about the best way to make your home and neighborhood safer from wildfire. From the basics of defensible space and sound landscaping techniques to research on how homes ignite (and what you can do about it), there are tips, tools and teachings you can use!

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Fires in Pierce County

Pierce County Brush Fires Contained, Residents Told To Stay Alert (KOMO News August 1st, 2015)

18 Counties in Washington Under ‘extreme fire danger,’ including King, Pierce, Snohomish (Q13 Fox August 3rd, 2015)

Crews contain large brush fire in Pierce County's South Hill (KOMO News July 14th, 2015)

Want to Learn More?

Join us at a free film showing of the “Era of Megafires” listed on our online calendar.