Wildfire preparedness resources
EVACUATION INFO. ARE YOU SIGNED UP?
Sierra County's emergency notification system requires signing up!
Follow the link below to register.
Sierra County, CA Resident Alerts - Sign In (everbridge.net)
This is a voluntary program and participation can be rescinded at any time by updating your account. All information provided is treated with confidentiality. Multiple locations and phone numbers can be added to each user account.
The form linked below explains what work qualifies as a "firewise" investment.FirewiseTimeExpenseInvestmentExamples (1).pdf
Use the form below to submit your hours. Hard copies of this form can be found in the plastic box on front of the Pike Firehouse OR below the bulletin board at the Alleghany Post Office.Firewise Volunteer Hourly Work Sheet PRCSD.pdf
Form is not required! OK to jot it down on a piece of paper and mail it to PRCSD attn: Rae Bell, 100 Pike City Rd. Pike CA 95960.
Work can also be submitted by posting it on your community's facebook page linked below.
FACEBOOK PAGE LINKS:
Alleghany (20+) Alleghany FireWise Community | Facebook
Pike (20+) Pike City FireWise Community | Facebook
Cal-Fire's "Ready Set Go" program has a lot of information to help you prepare your property for wildfire: http://www.readyforwildfire.org/
Coalition of firewise communities (Nevada County) offers many resources NCCoalitionFWC.com -
Firewise USA site: Firewise USA® - Firewise USA® sites (nfpa.org)
Community Wildfire Risk Assessment Tutorial online training | NFPA
Understanding the Wildfire Threat to Homes online training | NFPA
The following link was provided by Ms. Lyons and Angel, Makayla, and Jordan, a teacher and students doing research for National Wildfire Preparedness month. The Science Behind Wildfire