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Wildfire Resources

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:

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

See the valuable resource Living with Fire: A Guide for the Homeowner.


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 restrictions


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 – 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

FEMA Wildfire Survival Tips

Recovering 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 TreesWA State DNR site

Managing Forests After FirePacific Northwest Research Station publication

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


Please utilize resources shared on the EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network website)

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

There is an important “Children and Disasters” website –