"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."
Dewey-Humboldt Firewise is a group of individuals with a passion to educate and serve our community regarding everything pertaining to fire safety.
LIVING WITH WILDFIRE booklet is probably the most comprehensive publication out for homeowners. It educates the homeowner on everything from Fire Behavior, Survivable Space, a Fire-Adapted Community, Firewise Plants, Ember Awareness, "Ready, Set, Go," and Wildfire Emergency Guidelines.
The entire booklet can be found at the site below:
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says taking action now can help you evacuate quicker before the threat reaches your doorstep. The critical link is the Emergency Notification System, CODE RED. Register now at or call 928-771-3260 if you need assistance. Reach out to your neighbors that may not be tech savvy, help them get set up.
READY, SET, GO!
BE READY - "Prepare Now"
Be aware of the hazards that can threaten your area.
BE SET - "Be Alert"
There is significant danger in your area.
GO! - "Evacuate"
Danger in your area is current and life threatening.
For detailed information click the link below:
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SPARKY THE FIRE DOG
Sparky the Fire Dog was developed through the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). Go to Sparky's website and check out all the videos, games, and activities for your kids.
"Come On, Guys, Get Fire Wise"
An adorable site from New Zealand with engaging songs, games and videos.
Smokey the Bear
Psst mom and dad, Smokey celebrated his 76th year of educating kids on fire safety. Introduce him to your kids and read his story together....