Emergency Preparedness is dedicated to ensuring fire safety. You'll find useful information and links below.
If this is an emergency, call 911.
March 31, 2017
Ready.gov explains what actions to take if you receive a fire weather watch alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a wildfire.
August 30, 2016
Firework safety for the Holiday Season
Explanation of Fire Danger Index
The Fire Danger Index is calculated by the State Division of Forestry and indicates the current threat of wildfires based on weather factors, such as wind, temperature, relative humidity and atmospheric stability. The range includes low, moderate, high, very high, and extreme.
Green = Low
Yellow = Moderate
Orange = High
Red = Very High
Purple = Extreme
Florida Forest Service Wildland Fire Danger Index FAQ