Wildfire Resources

# 1 – Please stay safe and ALERT during fire season!  In the event of a fire, you can expect the latest information, educational resources and support with disaster recovery efforts on this page.

Call the Ferry County Sheriff’s Office for any and ALL questions and updates. Current updates are on their FaceBook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ferry-County-Sheriffs-Office-911

Ferry County Sheriff Phone (509) 775-3132
Phone (509) 775-3133
Phone (509) 775-3136
Toll Free (800) 342-4344

RECOVERY INFORMATION AND EDUCATION:  USDA Programs, FEMA (coming soon), IRS (more info coming soon)

Air Quality and Pets: Protect your animals from wildfire smoke. Information from the WSU Veterinarian team.

Local Fire Updates
Wildcad Map showing Forest Fires in Washington State
Fire watch map – NW Interagency Coordination Center site
Fire information – InciWeb: Incident Information System
Restriction Information Website – map and information indicating restrictionsBeing Prepared for Forest Fires
Defending Your Home and Property (against wild fire) – WA State DNR site
Are You Ready for a Blizzard of Red Snow? University of Idaho Extension publication
Surviving Wildfires – Extension.org site with resources for “before, during and after” the fireRecovering from a Fire
After a Wildfire Resources for Stevens County Landowners – publication focused on post-fire rehabilitation of forest, pasture and agriculture land.
Restoration Needs for Landowners – this will help in inventory losses and assist in requests for restoration funding
After the Burn – University of Idaho Extension publication
Assessing Fire Injured Trees – WA State DNR site
Managing Forests After Fire – Pacific Northwest Research Station publication
CSUE Water Quality after Wildfire – impacts to drinking and waste water publication

Being Prepared for Forest Fires

Defending Your Home and Property (against wild fire) – WA State DNR site

Are You Ready for a Blizzard of Red Snow? – University of Idaho Extension publication

Be Ember Aware – Includes Ember Awareness Checklist – University of Nevada Extension

Surviving Wildfires – Extension.org site with resources for “before, during and after” the fire

 

What to Do if You’re Trapped in a Wildfire

In a Forest or on Grassland – Four survival options described by the Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Albert, Canada

In your House or Car – Wildfire survival tips from FEMA

 

Recovering from a Fire

After a Wildfire Resources for Stevens County Landowners – publication focused on post-fire rehabilitation of forest, pasture and agriculture land.

Wildfires, Smoke and Livestock – Information to help livestock recover from effects of wildfire, UC Davis school of Veterinary Medicine

Restoration Needs for Landowners – this will help in inventory losses and assist in requests for restoration funding

Protect Drinking Wells in Fire Areas – Lessons from the Carlton Complex fire, WA State Dept. of Ecology

After the Burn – University of Idaho Extension publication

Assessing Fire Injured Trees – WA State DNR site

Managing Forests After Fire – Pacific Northwest Research Station publication

CSUE Water Quality after Wildfire – impacts to drinking and waste water publication

 

EXTENSION EDUCATOR RESOURCES:

Please utilize resources shared on the EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network website) http://eden.lsu.edu/Pages/default.aspx

These resources for homeowners, firefighters, designers and developers, youth, and families:

There is an important “Children and Disasters” website – http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/Families/Children/Pages/default.aspx