American River Watershed Institute
Fire Safety Project | Tools

Tools for Action

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The following resources may help you to improve your property's fire safe level and help firefighters defend your home during a fire. They offer explanations and procedures to achieve defensible space and implement firewise landscaping techniques.

Tools for the Homeowner

For more information on fire safety, call your fire department. Many fire departments in wildland fire areas will perform free fire-safety inspections for homeowners.

Public Services

Placer County Fire Resources

Forest Health

Related resources

The links below provide further access to fire safe resources on the Web.


Acronym Meaning
CDF California Department of Forest & Fire Protection
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
USFS United States Forest Service