Firewise Resource Library

Learn more about how to protect your home from wildfire.


All resources available here are for education about Oakmont Village Association current policies and recommendations on making our community more resilient to wildfire. Outside expert sources, such as videos and webinars, may present differing and sometimes conflicting information. If you have questions, please contact the Firewise Resource Committee at firewise@oakmontvillage.com. 


Firewise / Firesafe Organizations

California Fire Safe Council

California Fire Safe Council’s mission is to be “California’s leader in community wildfire risk reduction and resiliency!” The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC), a California

Fire Safe Marin

Fire Safe Marin is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing fire hazards, promoting fire safety awareness, and helping residents prepare for wildfires in Marin County,

Fire Safe Sonoma

The primary objective and purpose of this organization is to provide education, exchange information and foster fire prevention and fire safety within the County of

Firewise USA

Every year, devastating wildfires burn across the United States. At the same time, a growing number of people are living where wildfires are a real

Articles

Publications

Wildfire Today (Magazine)

This website provides a wealth of regularly updated content aimed at educating readers on everything related to wildfires. https://wildfiretoday.com/

The Combustibility of Landscape Mulches

A publication by Stephen Quarles, Wood Performance and Durability Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension and, Ed Smith, Natural Resource Specialist University of Nevada Cooperative

Wildfire Home Retrofit Guide

This Guide includes specific recommendations for how to retrofit existing components of a home to withstand wildfire. Each section contains an explanation of how the

Useful Maps

Map of Oakmont

A useful map of all of Oakmont Click Here For A Printable / Searchable Version

Wildfire Risk to Communities Map

Wildfire risk is based on several factors: likelihood, intensity, exposure, and susceptibility. This website can help your understanding of which factors affect your community in

Presentations