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Fire Fighter Safety

Homeowners and communities that have implemented Firewise practices significantly increase the safety margin for fire fighters attempting to save homes. In addition, the Firewise program has developed some excellent FREE (no shipping charges even) training resources for fire fighters charged with protecting homes in the wildland urban interface. At the website noted below, you will find the following:

Guide to the Wildland/Urban Interface: Firefighter Safety Series Workbook and Video Set

Using Water Effectively in the Wildland/Urban Interface Video - DVD/VHS

In addition, if you are looking for some wildland fire safety standards, NFPA offers NFPA 1143 Standard for Wildland Fire Management 2009 Edition at the following web address: http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/search.asp?query=1143

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