Ashland is a beautiful city resting on the foothills of the Siskiyou Mountains and is surrounded by generous amounts of open space and forestland. These qualities are some of the reasons that people love to live here, but they also pose a significant wildfire threat to the city and its people.
The City of Ashland is dedicated to providing residents with the tools to create fire safe landscaping and use fire-resistant construction materials to protect lives, property and firefighters in the event of a wildfire. Please utilize our new webpage at fireadaptedashland.org to help protect your home and our community from wildfire.
The City of Ashland is a leader in the Firewise USAŽ program which provides residents with the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce impacts from wildfire. The Firewise USAŽ recognition program enables communities in all parts of the United States to achieve a high level of protection against wildfire as well as sustainable ecosystem balance. Find out how today by visiting firewise.org, or by calling Ashland Fire & Rescue at 541-552-2231 and asking for more information about how your neighborhood can become Firewise USAŽ