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Fire prevention

Oregonians take great pride in the many treasures our state has to offer. Oregon Department of Forestry's mission to protect, manage and promote stewardship of our forests begins with fire prevention. Make fire prevention a priority in your life by following rules and regulations and being good stewards of the land. Stay up-to-date with fire restrictions by visiting our fire restrictions map. Browse the rest of our site below for additional fire prevention and safety tips whether you're at home, at work, or play. Let's Keep Oregon Green for this generation and generations to come.

Fire protection starts with prevention video

Prevention at home, work, and play

Grant opportunities

​​These grants help fire agencies meet their firefighting and emergency response needs. Links provide background on VFA grants along with instructions and forms to apply. 

The 2021 application period is closed. Awarded agencies are listed in the below 2021 VFA awarded document. 

Keep in mind federal funds have not yet been allocated and final awards are contingent upon final federal funding allocations. Award recipients will be notified whe​n funding is finalized. It is anticipated that funds will be allocated by late June 2021.

Questions? Email the VFA Coordinator.​​

​​These grants help communities reduce their vuln​erability to wildfire.​ Contact your local ODF field office​ to learn more.​​​​

Additional fire prevention programs/plans

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