Firewise Resources for Homeowners


The following modules discuss the history of wildfire in Lincoln County, fire behavior, defensible space, and Oregon fire laws.   Click on the following to hear the presentation:

Wildfire  History


  Defensible Space - Fuel Reduction

  Defensible Space - Fire-resistant Plants

  Defensible Space - Construction Materials

  Beaches Burn Too

  Access and Escape Routes

  Safe Burning and Oregon Fire Laws 


Fire-resistant Plants



Click on the cover to read or download a copy:            



Clay tile roof



Click on the roof to read more about Fire Rating Roofs:         



Construction Checklist



Click on the Firewise Construction Checklist to read or download a copy:      






Click on the Firewise Landscaping Checklist to read or download a copy:  






Read or download a brochure to help you plan in case of a wildfire:



Watch the Video on Defensible Zones

Homes in the WUI









 Lincoln County homes built in the wildland-urban-interface (WUI)



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For more information, visit the national Firewise website:

or contact members of the Lincoln County Firewise Board:

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue                        North Lincoln logo

Depoe Bay Fire and Rescue                              Depoe Bay logo

Siletz Fire Department                                     Siletz logo

Newport Fire Department                                  Newport logo

City of Toledo Fire Department                         Toledo logo

Seal Rock Rural Fire Protection District            Seal Rock logo

Central Oregon Coast and Fire District              Central Oregon Coast logo

Yachats Rural Fire Protection District                Yachats logo

                    Phone Only:  541-547-3266

Oregon Department of Forestry - Toledo Unit   ODF logo