About CWPP

Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPP) in Douglas County, Wisconsin.  The purpose of the Southern Douglas County CWPP is to help local communities collaborate with agencies, organizations and homeowners to mitigate wildfire hazards, improve community preparedness, address defensible space and structure integrity, and implement wildfire safety projects that will make a difference in their community in the event of a wildfire. 

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Welcome to the Brule-St Croix  CWPP website!

Current Burning Permit Restrictions and fire danger - click

Fire News/Updates:

:: March 16, 2017
:: March 30, 2017
:: April 14, 2017
:: April 19, 2017 Wild Prevention Week
:: April 20, 2017
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:: see also today's Fire Info

:: FY 2012 Communities At Risk Report - click here for details
:: Fire Occurance in WI bar graph - click here for graph
:: WI Wildfire Causes pie graph - click here for graph
:: Think Your Fire is Out? Check Again! - click here for Point of
   Origin, [Spring edition]
:: Ember Awareness - click here for video
:: So you've decided to burn.  Do you have the right tools on
   hand?  - click here for video
:: WI DNR Forest Fire Restrictions - click here
:: Think your campfire is out? - click here
:: Rules for Safe Burning - click here


Partnership & Collaboration

  • Provide opportunities for meaninful discussions among community members and local, state, and federal government representative sregarding their priorities for local fire protection and forest management
  • Meet or exceed the requirements of the National Fire Plan for a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Risk Assessment

  • Identify and map Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) boundairies for communities adjacent to forest lands
  • Identify and evaluate wildfire hazards with an emphasis on Communities-At-Risk

MORE... Fuels Reduction; Structural Vulnerability Reduction; Preparedness/Response; Education and OutReach.

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