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National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)
This is the homepage of the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), the nation's support center for wildland firefighting. It features links to news articles, current fire information, and statistics on wildland fires. There is an education and outreach section which includes information on traveling prevention and education teams, a guide to wildland fires, links to fire prevention and mitigation resources, and tips for homeowners living in the wildland/urban interface. Other materials include links to fire safety information, videos and podcasts, fire science and technology programs, and to related government and non-government organizations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Forestry
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-632
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: National Interagency Fire Center