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Fire Prevention and Control

Fire prevention and control



Forest Service (Agriculture Dept.), Fire and Aviation Management,201 14th St. S.W., 3rd Floor, 3 Central, 20024 (mailing address: 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., MS 1107, Washington, DC 20250-0003); (202) 205-1483. Fax, (202) 205-1401. Shawna Legarza, Director.


Responsible for aviation and fire management programs, including fire control planning and prevention, suppression of fires, and the use of prescribed fires. Provides state foresters with financial and technical assistance for fire protection in forests and on rural lands.

Interior Dept. (DOI), Wildland Fire (OWF),1849 C St. N.W., MS 2660, 20240; (202) 208-2719. Jeff Rupert, Director.

General email,

Web, and Twitter, @DOIWildlandFire

Oversees all wildland fire management programs, policies, budgets, and information technology in order to manage risk to firefighters, communities, and landscapes. Bridges the individual ...

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