The Wildland Urban Interface Mitigation Committee (WUIMC) provides national leadership in wildland urban interface fire mitigation through the promotion and development of fire adapted communities in the wildland urban interface.
- Promote fire-adapted wildland urban interface communities by supporting individual and community practices that reduce wildfire risk for communities.
- Facilitate solutions to wildland urban interface fire issues through effective partnerships at all levels.
- Pursue educational opportunities to inform jurisdictional authorities about methods to address wildland urban interface fire.
- Leverage funding organizations for optimal use of investments in wildland urban interface fire solutions.
- Provide oversight for the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise USA™ program.
- Contribute to the standardization of information technology systems (such as FireNet, IROC, etc.) to collect and distribute data, processes, forms, and other operational elements.
Fire Adapted Communities (FAC):
"Reducing Firefighter Risk Before There is Smoke in the Air"
- Firewise USA™: https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Wildfire/Firewise-USA
- Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network: https://fireadaptednetwork.org/
- Ready, Set, Go!: http://www.wildlandfirersg.org/
- Fire Adapted Communities Coalition Resources: https://fireadapted.org/
- U.S. Fire Administration WUI Toolkit Resources: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/wui_toolkit/
- Sarah Mc Caffrey’s Treesearch page