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Firewise Handbook | Time & Expense

Firewise Handbook

Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S.  And more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk.  But by working together, DRPOA residents can make their own property––and their neighborhood safe.

Click download to get your copy of the Firewise Handbook made possible by the DRPOA Firewise Committee

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Firewise Certification:  
Logging Hours, Time & Expense.

Maintining our Firewise Certification is a community-wide effort. To qualify, it is recommended each residential dwelling needs to invest a minimum of one volunteer hour.  


Go to > Firewise News & Information to download the Time and Expense Investment Example to see how your volunteer efforts can be applied in helping the Douglass Ranch community maintain its "Good Standing" status.

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Informational Downloads
Forest Fire

Prepared by Fire Chief Bill McLaughlin of Elk Creek Fire Protection District.  

Chief McLaughlin provides a detailed assessment to be used as a resource for Douglass Ranch subdivision providing our community with a wildfire safety action plan. 


Forest Fire

Management Plan

Forest Fire Management Plan discusses consolidation of the natural resource, forestry, access, fire and fuel reduction recommendations for Douglass Ranch Property Owners Association


Firewise is a voluntary program that provides a framework to help neighbors get organized, find direction, and take action to increase the ignition resistance 

of their homes and community.