The best time to prepare is before an emergency.
How would you know if a wildfire approaches in the middle of the night? Will you and your family be ready to leave with a moment's notice? These tools can help you make plans to respond effectively in an emergency wildfire situation. The more prepared you are, the more effectively we can protect you and your homes if a wildland fire threatens your neighborhood.
Check out the links below for valuable resources and information regarding wildfire preparedness and education.
Sign up for Pitkin Alerts - Emergency Notification System
Pitkin County Emergency Management Website
The Colorado State Forest Service, www.csfs.colostate.edu
Community Wildfire Protection Planning, www.csfs.colostate.edu/pages/community-wf-protection-planning.html
Colorado’s “Are You FireWise?” information, www.csfs.colostate.edu/pages/wf-protection.html
National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise Communities USA, www.firewise.org
Fire Adapted Communities, www.fireadapted.com
Ready, Set, Go!, www.wildlandfirersg.org