Resources


After decades of fire suppression, urban sprawl, and rising temperatures, wildfires have become more destructive than ever. Federal, state, and local agencies have made strides to protect lives and property in Central Oregon through prescribed burns, smart regulations, and community outreach, but local property owners must take steps to prevent and mitigate the destructive effects future fires will have on their homes and businesses.

View of Horse Butte before the Skeleton Fire
What remained of the original Tatom home
View of Horse Butte after the Skeleton Fire

Here are resources to help:

Project Wildfire
Project Wildfire

FireWise
FireWise

Fire Adapted Communities
Fire Adapted Communities

Central Oregon Fire Info
Central Oregon Fire Info

OSU Fire Program
Oregon State Extension Fire Program

Deschutes Alerts
Reverse 911

Ready Set Go
Ready Set Go

Living With Fire
Oregon Living With Fire

FireFree
FireFree