Homeowner Resources

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Home Ignition Zones

Creating and maintaining defensible space is crucial to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire event.

Firewise USA

Learn how you can join Firewise USA®, a national program that encourages homeowners and communities to take action to reduce their wildfire risk.

The Wildland Urban Interface

Learn about the wildland urban interface, the expanding threat of wildfire in Texas, and the various programs Texas A&M Forest Service offers to assist communities at risk.

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Prescribed Fire

Prescribed fire can improve wildlife habitat in fire-adapted ecosystems and help reduce your community’s vulnerability to wildfire.

Home Hardening

Homes ignite due to embers, direct flame, or radiant heat. Learn how to make your home more fire resistant with home hardening techniques.

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Grants

Learn about wildfire mitigation grant opportunities for private landowners through Texas A&M Forest Service.

Lessons Learned

Hear true stories and reflect on the valuable impacts of risk prevention.

Fire Resilient Landscaping

Fire resilient landscaping focuses on creating and maintaining defensible space around your home.


Curious About Your Risk?

Enter your address or zoom into a location on the map to get an assessment of wildfire risk for that location. For more detailed information on the assessment or wildfire risk at a specific location, go to the Risk Explorer.

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Tools

Texas Wildfire Risk Explorer

The Texas Wildfire Risk Explorer (known as the “Risk Explorer”) is the primary mechanism for Texas A&M Forest Service to deploy wildfire risk information and create awareness about wildfire issues across the state. This application is tailored to support specific workflow and information requirements for the public, local community groups, private landowners, government officials, hazard-mitigation planners, and wildland fire managers. The application also provides the baseline information needed to support mitigation and prevention efforts across the state.

The Texas Wildfire Risk Explorer data layers and information include: wildfire threat, wildland urban interface, surface fuels, historic wildfire ignitions, fire behavior, and much more.

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Texas Wildfire Viewer

The Texas Wildfire Viewer provides current information on Texas A&M Forest Service’s ongoing wildfires, including those that have been put out today. Wildfire incidents that are closed are not shown.

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Community Assessor

The Community Assessor is a web and mobile suite that was developed to map and assess communities in the wildland urban interface. The main purpose of these assessments is to support projects for Community Wildfire Protection Plans and recognized Firewise USA® sites.

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Learn More

You can learn more about Texas A&M Forest Service Application and Resources HERE


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The Texas Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal (TxWRAP) is a free, easy-to-use website with information, data and resources to help homeowners and communities understand, identify and reduce their wildfire risk.

Wildfires continue to threaten people and property across Texas. As the state’s population grows, our communities are rapidly expanding into the wildland urban interface. Increasing effects of long-term drought and increased fuel loading conditions across the state present major concerns for communities in these areas. Fire has long since been an important part of our ecosystem and adapting our communities to live with fire is imperative as we continue to expand into wildland areas.

Our goal is to empower homeowners and communities to take action in reducing their vulnerability to wildfire by giving them the necessary tools to identify and understand their risk. 

 

 


What’s New in TxWRAP

We've made new changes! See all the new additions and upgrades that we've added to TxWRAP:

  • New TxWRAP landing page
  • Easily accessible Homeowner Resources
  • Simplified “What’s Your Risk” Tool for Homeowners
  • Easy access to Tools
  • Re-designed Contact Us section
  • Re-branded Wildfire Risk Explorer Tool
  • Renamed Viewers (Public Viewer is now the Basic Viewer and the Professional Viewer is now the Advanced Viewer)
  • Learn More modal comparing the Basic vs. Advanced Viewers
  • Streamlined sign-in workflow
  • Ability to sign in to the Advanced Viewer directly from the Basic Viewer
  • Re-designed Create Account page
  • Learn More about the Texas Community Assessor page
  • Re-designed Community Assessor login page
  • New header layouts for Risk Explorer

 

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