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Are You Prepared? 

You can protect yourself, your family, home and community from the threat of wildfire in Central Oregon!  






Presentation Slide Show

Prepare Your Home Credit: Good Morning America










Firewise Success Story Credit: NFPA


Central Oregon Daily News - Summit West Hosts Wildfire Preparedness Seminar

Central Oregon Daily News - Summit West Neighborhood learns about wildfire preparedness

Sign Up for Deschutes County Emergency Alerts here

View the Deschutes County Emergency Dashboard here 


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Home Hardening

  • Heather Miller, Oregon State Fire Marshal


Defensible Space and Fire Smart Landscaping

  • Ariel Cowan, OSU Extension Service

Be Ready for Evacuation

  • Ashley Volz, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office 

  • Rachelle Brookins, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

  • Carrie Karl, City of Bend Emergency Management


Become a Firewise Community

  • Melissa Steele, Bend Fire and Rescue

  • Lon Leneve, Project Wildfire Neighborhood Coalition

  • Miles Fallapino, Oregon Dept. of Forestry 

Be Ready for Power Outages

  • Horace Ward, Pacific Power Emergency Management

Forest Fire
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