The National Fire Protection Agency no longer uses the term "defensible space." They now refer to it as "survivable space." The rationale per retired Prescott Fire Marshall Don Devendorf is "you're not really defending anything if you don't survive.
Dewey-Humboldt Firewise may have grant funding available to assist you in creating survivable space on your property. For more information contact Ron Miller, , 704-473-0349
Dewey-Humboldt Firewise has earned Firewise USA recognition from NFPA. We are proud to say that we have achieved this status through resident engagement in "Being Firewise". Residents yard clean-up and mitigation based on the Defensible Space - Zone Management Guidelines.
911 Address Signs
IF WE CAN'T FIND YOU WE CAN'T HELP YOU
GOAL: Every resident within
Dewey-Humboldt City limits who wants an address sign will have one at no cost and installation is free.
Thanks to Arizona Community Foundation and dedicated volunteers.
New Residents Welcome Package
GOAL: To provide every new Dewey-Humboldt resident knowledge and needed resources to make their family, their neighbors, and all of Dewey-Humboldt informed, safer, and ready for potential wild fire.