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

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

Wildfire safety and preparedness: Check out West Metro Fire Rescue's resources, 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.

  •  An interactive wildfire risk map, and links to additional resources


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


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