Log Hill Volunteer Fire Department

 

Resources

 

The following links are Internet resources for home owners in order to help better prepare for the event of a fire

 

Firewise.    A comprehensive resource center for all aspects of fire prevention and mitigation.

U.S. Forest Service   U.S. Forest Service

Colorado Fire Restrictions   Current fire restrictions in Colorado.

Colorado State Forest Service   Colorado State Forest Service.

Active Fire Mapping Program   U.S. Forest Service active fires.

National Interagency Fire Center   National Interagency Fire Center.

Chimfex   Information on chimney fire extinguisher.

Inciweb   Current fire incidents.

Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit   Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit.

Forests Under Fire Documentary   Video on the state of our forests across the west.

60 Minutes clip on Mega Fires and the future of the forests in the west.

"Lessons from Waldo Canyon" report and subsequent video, "Fire Adapted Communities: A Case Study from Colorado Springs and the Waldo Canyon Fire". The video provides some great insight and also highlights the importance of fuels reduction and mitigation measures that that can be completed by homeowners in an effort to make their communities more fire adapted. The video also stresses the importance of interagency and community collaboration.

Fire on the Mountain: What Motivates Homeowners to Reduce Their Wildfire Risk?

A video produced by the Denver Post on recent wildfires in Southwest us.

Fire Adapted Communities

A research paper written about Log Hill Mesa and Wildfire Preparedness.

A press release from CU Boulder which highlights research findings from a study published in the International Journal of Wildland Fire. The article also highlights WRWC's partnership with the research team (recently named WiRé). 

More about the Research Team WiRé.

 

Especially for the kids -

Home Safety Guide for Kids   This is a great resource for kids safety whether at home, outside, or online. This link comes to us courtesy of Amy in Ms. Ward's classroom in Millsboro, Delaware.

Insure your Home - Fire Safety Basics    Another great resource about fire safety in the home with many links to other resources especially for kids. This valuable resource comes to us courtesy of Alyssa Britton's 3rd Grade class in Grand Prarie, Texas.

Personal Security and Self Defense Resource Guide    This site contains many resources and tips for building a safer community and comes from Cassy, a high school student in Chicago, Illinois.

 

 

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