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Natural Hazards

U.S. Government Resources on Current and Forecasting Wildfire Information

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Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) for US and Canada

U.S. Forest Service and National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • FIRMS uses satellite imagery and science data to show the location, extent, and intensity of wildfires.
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Fire News

National Park Service

  • Find out information about wildfire at or near national parks.
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Fire Weather Outlooks

National Weather Service

  • See current and forecasts of fire weather.
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National Wildfire Coordinating Group

  • This resource is by a Federal Government "interagency system that provides information about wildfires, prescribed burns, floods, hurricanes, and other events."
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National Fire News

National Interagency Fire Center

  • Read the latest information about wildfires from across the nation.

Information in the CGP about Preparing for Wildfires

Check out some information about preparing for wildfires that you can find in the CGP

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After the fire!: Returning to normal

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Quoted excerpt, "A fire will change your life in many ways. Knowing where to begin and who can help you is important."
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Fires and food safety

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Quoted excerpt, "Food exposed to fire can be compromised by three factors: the heat of the fire, smoke fumes, and chemicals used to fight fire."
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Flood after fire fact sheet: risks and protection

National Flood Insurance Program

  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Quoted excerpt, "Floods are the most common and costly natural hazard in the nation. Whether caused by heavy rain, thunderstorms, or the tropical storms, the results of flooding can be devastating."
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Wildfires: protect yourself and your community

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Quoted excerpt, "Work with your neighbors to protect your community from wildfires."
  • Additional language of publication: Español