It also allows communities to develop and list priorities that affect their ability to survive a wildland fire in their area. Egress, education and water availability are some of the other issues that communities may address in their plans. Across, Central Oregon, each community has been collaborating with forest and fire management agencies to identify risks and outline strategies to address them.
Project Wildfire facilitates updates to 7 unique Community Wildfire Protection Plans within Deschutes County. Each plan is revised on a 5-year cycle to ensure it’s relevant to the partners involved in its development.