Firefighter and public safety is the highest priority of fire management activities. The National Park Service incorporates risk management principles into all aspects of our wildland fire program from planning documents to operational tactics.

Learn more about fire safety for park visitors and fire safety for employees.

Safety—For Employees

Safe chainsaw practices.

Firefighter and employee safety is a core value and is vital in all areas of wildland fire management.

Safety—For Visitors

Safety—For Visitors

It's important to for all park visitors to enjoy the parks safely.

Wildfire Awareness

A plume of smoke as viewed from a snowfield on a mountain.

Wildfire season rotates around the country, but a wildfire could happen at any time if the conditions are right.