Wildfires: Related Links
Before a Wildfire
- American Red Crossexternal icon
Find resources for disaster relief and emergency preparedness.
- U.S. Fire Administrationexternal icon
Find fire safety information for the public, at-risk populations, fire safety professionals, volunteers, and the media.
- Firewiseexternal icon
Take steps to protect your homes from the risk of wildfires.
- Foodsafety.govexternal icon
Find out how to keep food safe during and after an emergency.
- Make a Plan
Learn how to develop a family disaster plan.
- Ready.govexternal icon
Get emergency preparedness guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
During a Wildfire
- Air Quality Indexexternal icon
Access a guide to air quality and your health.
- Evacuate Safely
Learn what to do before you evacuate, while you’re evacuated, and after the evacuation ends.
- Inciwebexternal icon
Get interagency information on specific wildfires including photographs, maps, announcements, and closures.
After A Wildfire
- What You Need to Know When the Power Goes Out Unexpectedly
Tips to help you prepare for and cope with sudden loss of power.
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Learn how to prevent carbon monoxide exposure with multilingual printable Frequently Asked Questions.
- Fact Sheet: Prevent Injury after a Disaster
Get tips to prevent injury after a disaster.
- Cleanup Safely
Learn how to stay safe during cleanup.
- Firefighter Safety in the Wildland/Urban InterfaceExternalexternal icon
See videos demonstrating firefighting techniques and lessons learned for fire and emergency personnel.
- National Interagency Fire CenterExternalexternal icon
Find out more about the logistical and support center for U.S. wildland firefighting.
- Bureau of Land Management Fire and AviationExternalexternal icon
Discover how the agency develops policy, conducts wildland fire research, and coordinates with other firefighting organizations.
- National Park Service Fire and Aviation ManagementExternalexternal icon
Explore the agency’s six fire management branches: Aviation, Structural Fire, Wildland Fire, Administration, Communication and Education, and Information Technology.
- USDA Forest Service Fire and Aviation ManagementExternalexternal icon
Learn about the science behind the agency’s fire management strategies.
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
See here for health and safety resources for fire departments, fire fighters, and partner organizations.
- National Wildfire Coordinating GroupExternalexternal icon
Find out about programs, policies, standards, and training for wildfire management agencies.
- Respirator Fact Sheet
Get information about respirators from CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
Page last reviewed: December 27, 2013