Operational Considerations for Addressing Outdoor Fires
Wildland, brush, woods, forest and other outdoor fires are becoming more prevalent throughout the country. Learn more about what to do before, during, and after a fire.
FAC and RSG informational webinars.
Seasonal Resident and Property Owner Marketing Piece
Youth Guide Coloring Booklet
RSG Door Hanger
The RSG! Program provides for active implementation and maintenance of community preparedness education and action. Becoming a RSG member can improve an ISO rating.
The Ready, Set, Go! "Your Personal Wildland Fire Action Guide" for residents. To request copies of this guide to support your outreach efforts, please fill out the National Action Guide request form located on the RSG! Program Resources page.
Members of the RSG! Program can complete and submit this form to request hard copies of the national action guide for department outreach and distribution at local events.
This is a guide to help develop and implement a Community Wildfire Preparedness Plan in communities and across the country.
This document provides you with step-by-step guidance to using the Achievement Management System (AMS) system. Thank you for entering your RSG work!
As you may know, the National Action Guide can be customized to meet your state needs. This document will assist you in localizing your guide.
A video from NFPA Firewise Communities that documents three wildland fire incidents where firefighters lives were put at risk. Covers the causes of wildland firefighter fatalities, LCES -- (Lookout, Communications, Escape Route, and Safety Zone), crew cohesion, the 10 standard fire orders, and the 18 situations that should not be overlooked when fighting a wildland fire.
An easy to use letter template for your department letterhead.
The RSG! Program works in complementary and collaborative fashion with exisiting wildland fire public education efforts, like Firewise, and amplifies their message to individuals.
Media / Press Release for your department's outreach use to the public
Briefing on defensible space and preparedness resources for your department
Customizable slides for your presentation
Post-presentation feedback form for department use in identifying next-steps for outreach
View the RSG! Program National Video.
Resident Bob Dickerman speaks to how the Ready, Set, Go! Program helped prepare him and his home for a wildland fire threat.
RSG Coordinator Nick Harrison with Texas A&M Forest Service speaks on the Ready, Set, Go! Program.
Chief Tom Harvey and Assistant Chief Steve Deffibaugh with the Princeton Fire Department in Texas discuss their success with the RSG! Program.