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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

The 2021 VFA application period is open beginning March 1, 2021.

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. 

Application Deadline: April 15, 2021
 
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 when funding is finalized. It is anticipated that the award results will be posted in June 2021.

Questions? Contact the VFA Coordinator Email.

These grants help communities reduce their vulnerability to wildfire.​ Contact your local Department of Forestry field office to learn more.​​​

Additional fire prevention programs/plans

Partners

Oregon Department of Forestry
2600 State Street, Building E
Salem, OR 97310 
Phone: 503-945-7498
Phone: 503-373-1540 
Fax: 503-373-1825

Contact

Fire Prevention Program
2600 State Street
Salem, OR 97310
503-945-7440
Email

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