Resources from the Texas Forest Service

Creating a Wildfire Action Plan
Successfully preparing for a wildfire requires you to take personal responsibility for protecting yourself, your family and your property. In this publication, we hope to give you the tips and tools you need to prepare and be successful.

Preparing Your Home for Wildfire
Wildfires are called wild for a reason – they are often uncontrollable. What is controllable, however, is the preparation you can undertake to protect your home or business from damage and losses when a wildfire threatens.

Wildfire Home Risk Assessment Checklist
A comprehensive checklist of items to address in your home or business to provide greater fire protection.

Firewise to Landscape and Construction
The primary goal for Firewise landscaping is fuel reduction — limiting the level of flammable vegetation and materials surrounding the home and increasing the moisture content of remaining vegetation. This includes the entire ‘home ignition zone’ which extends up to 200 feet in high hazard areas.