Documents

The following PDF documents can be read online or downloaded.
Your reading of these documents helps ensure your communities Firewise status.

The following documents are important for fire prevention and protection in Agoura Hills. They generally fall into four categories:

  • Educational Documents – These documents educate our homeowners on various aspects of fire protection and prevention, as well as on the critical programs we are engaged in.
  • HOA/Community Firewise Documents – These are documents you require to make your HOA a Firewise Community
  • Status Documents – These documents update the community regarding our status and performance on various programs
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Be sure to keep track of the time you spend reading or reviewing these documents. Please then document your time spent in our “Record Volunteer Hours Form” which can be found under our Volunteer tab or CLICK HERE.

Educational Documents

Reducing Wildfire Risks

In California, wildfires aren’t a question of if, but only a question of when. If you choose to live near a natural area of the state, you are at risk for wildfires and it’s your responsibility to prepare yourself, your family, and your home. And that preparation starts with three simple steps: READY, SET, GO!

Ready Set Go!

In California, wildfires aren’t a question of if, but only a question of when. If you choose to live near a natural area of the state, you are at risk for wildfires and it’s your responsibility to prepare yourself, your family, and your home. And that preparation starts with three simple steps: READY, SET, GO!

Redefining the Urban Wildfire Problem in the West

(Spring 2024) This excellent white paper was put together by Headwaters Economics (headwaterseconomics.org) and leading wildfire experts, who make the case that creating wildfire-resistant communities must become a much higher priority. After reading this 26 page document you will have a deep understanding of where we have been, where we are now, and how we should plan to deal with urban wildfires in the future.

HOA/Community Firewise Documents

Firewise Time and Expense Investment Examples

In California, wildfires aren’t a question of if, but only a question of when. If you choose to live near a natural area of the state, you are at risk for wildfires and it’s your responsibility to prepare yourself, your family, and your home. And that preparation starts with three simple steps: READY, SET, GO!

Firewise USA® Community Wildfire Risk Assessment

There are several steps to take to become recognized as a Firewise USA® site. The community wildfire risk assessment is one of the most important steps in the process. It’s a tool to help residents understand their wildfire risk and engage in risk reduction efforts.

Firewise USA® California Specific Three-Year Action Plan

Please note that defensible space is required at all times for all buildings or structures within California’s State Responsibility Area under Public Resource Code 4291 and for Local Governments with designated Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones under Government Code 51182. Click on button below, complete form online or download and complete, and then Submit form back to us.

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