Community Wildfire Risk Assessment Tutorial

This online learning module is an overview of the wildfire risk assessment process. You will learn how to evaluate your community’s strengths and vulnerabilities to wildfire as well as use that knowledge to inform your assessment. 

Upon completion of this tutorial, you should be able to:
  • Identify environmental features that impact ignition resistance in a wildfire
  • Using environmental features observations, record findings in the Firewise USA®  Community Wildfire Risk Assessment template, and 
  • Use recorded findings to draft a multi-year action plan to reduce site risk from wildfire 
Use skills learned in this tutorial to complete your own community's wildfire risk assessment and complete the steps to Firewise USA® recognition.


Risk assessment tutorial