Helping you stay safe this wildfire season -- and all year long!
Do You Have a Plan?
Do you live or have a cabin in Washakie County?
If so, you’re eligible to get a free Wildfire Mitigation Plan for your property AND you may be eligible for cost-sharing funds. You can click here to download a fillable PDF of our application form or you can contact us to have one sent to you.
There are articles about prescribed burning, how to safely manage ash and debris from burned buildings, and information on the Home Ignition Zone (HIZ), pictured above.
Wildfire Outlook for August
August’s wildfire outlook for most of Wyoming, including the Bighorn Basin, is ABOVE NORMAL. This is from the National Interagency Coordination Center. You can find the maps for September and October, as well as long-range predictions here.
Our latest blog post
Where’s the Fire? Fire season is ramping up here in northern Wyoming and people are asking where the smoke is coming from. People are also going out into the wilderness and other wildfire-prone areas…. [Read more…]
About Bighorn Basin Firesmart
We do education and outreach for those living and working in wildfire-prone areas of the Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn Basin of Central Wyoming. Read more here.
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