Tools for Homeowners
The links below provide a simple way to find out what you can do to reduce the possibility of damage to your home in the event of a wildfire, and read up-to-date wildfire news. California residents can also find out if their home is located in an area that may be at risk from wildfires and see the locations of current fires in California. You can also download a brochure that explains the features of the toolkit here (.pdf).
- Homeowner Wildfire Assessment
- Complete an online assessment about your house and yard to learn about changes that you can make to reduce your vulnerability to wildfire.
- Learn more about how your whole community can complete an parcel-level wildfire hazard assessment by clicking here.
- Evaluación de riesgos de incendios para propietarios de vivienda
- Wildland-Urban Interface Demonstration Building: A Virtual Tour
- Take a virtual tour of a structure built to demonstrate the trade-offs of different types of building materials and construction in the wildland-urban interface.
- Builder's Wildfire Mitigation Guide
- Review a comprehensive guide to building in fire-prone areas.
- Homeowner's Wildfire Mitigation Guide
- Review a comprehensive guide to mitigating home-related fire hazards.
- Guide to Landscaping in Fire-Prone Areas
- Two related publications from UC ANR:
- After-wildfire Resources
- Information and further resources on recovering after a wildland-urban interface fire.
- Propietarios de vivienda: qué hacer después de un incendio
- Los dueños de casa y propiedades pueden usar la siguiente información y enlaces para el proceso de recuperación después de un incendio de maleza.
- Up-to-the-minute Wildfire News
- Read the top ten fire news stories from around the globe, updated continuously from Google News.