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  • Here's How YOU Can Prevent Wildfires

    Almost 9 out of 10 wildfires are caused by humans, so it's up to you to prevent wildfires and protect our natural resources.

    10 Tips to Prevent Wildfires:


    1. Check weather and drought conditions.

    2. Build your campfire in an open location and far from flammables.

    3. Douse your campfire until it’s cold.

    4. Keep vehicles off dry grass.

    5. Regularly maintain your equipment and vehicle.

    6. Practice vehicle safety.

    7. Check your tires, bearings and axles on your trailer.

    8. Keep sparks away from dry vegetation.

    9. Check conditions and regulations before you use fireworks or consider safe alternatives.

    10. Cautiously burn debris and never when it’s windy or restricted.

    More Info from the U.S. DOI


    Prevention How-To Tips


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