Wildfire Preparedness


Prepare Now!

The recent Marshall Fire disaster in Boulder County has many people on edge about wildfire. What can you do to be prepared and protect yourself, your family and your home and property? Find out more from these useful resources below.

Resources & Information from City of Lakewood 

Open Space Fire Mitigation Plan

Emergency preparedness information from City of Lakewood, including additional alerts and warnings, signing up for the Community Emergency Response Team, and other preparedness resources. 

Let's Talk: TV host Mark Koebrich talks with Jefferson County officials about wildfire preparedness:


Resources & Information from West Metro Fire Rescue

Wildfire safety and preparedness, including:

  • The Firewise tool kit for homeowners, with simple action steps you can take to prepare for and reduce wildfire risk.

  • The "Ready, Set, Go!" guide to prepare your own home for wildfire season. 

Video: Protect Your Home from Wildfire, from West Metro Fire Rescue