By Jordan Koppen and other members
Missoula County Fire Protection Association 

Fire Adapted Community? Everyone's invited!


April 18, 2019

Jordan Koppen

Gutters filled with needles and other litter are a receptive bed for embers. These are a few things that homeowners can learn during the a free home assessment May 4.

In recent years, agencies and homeowners alike have raised the question "How can a fire adapted community benefit me?" It's not until we start asking around to other communities in the northwest do we actually have our eyes opened to the possibilities and the benefits we may reap if we could strive for a common goal.

When dealing with the impacts of a wildfire, the best way to get through a wildfire event is to stick together as a community and support each other. What if we prepared earlier before a wildfire event? What would that provide the community? Most importantly, how can you, yes...

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