Call 373-8823 to get on the 2014 list!
It is with great sadness that we announce 2014 as the last season of the Firewise Program in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough unless there is a substantial funding stream change.
Due to diminished funds, this is the last season that Free Wildfire Risk Ratings will be offered across the Mat-Su Borough. Don't miss out! CALL NOW TO GET ON THE APPOINTMENT LIST!
- The purpose is to reduce life and property loss from wildfire.
- Wildfires happen, be ready!
- Studies indicate that 60% of homes lost to wildfires are due to embers!
- Insurance companies may deny your claim.
- Homeowners can prepare before wildfire occurs.
- Shares other disaster preparedness information!
The Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s Department of Emergency Services Wildfire Mitigation/Firewise Program.
It is FOR any and all homeowners in the borough.
Anywhere across the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
All summer by appointment. We DO work evenings and weekends.
Call 373-8823 to make an appointment.
A program designed to help homeowners identify their vulnerabilities to wildfire. Helps home owners and builders identify what they CAN do to minimize their wildfire risks.
- Uses a standardized form created by the Alaska Wildland Fire Coordinating Group to give an overall wildfire risk score.
- There is NO obligation to cut trees. The program is designed to help homeowners help themselves.
Ask yourself: "Am I prepared?" If the answer is "no", call us, we can help! 373-8823.