The McDowell Community Wildfire Network is committed to collaborating with partners and community to increase and track wildfire mitigation activities to build wildfire resiliency in McDowell County.

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Whether it's cleaning debris from your gutters or creating a community emergency plan, there are many ways you can build wildfire resiliency in your community!



your risk

Sign up for a FREE Home Assessment visit to determine your property's 

Wildfire Risk Rating.

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your risk

Once you're aware of your property's wildfire risk, you can take actions to reduce your risk

Filling Out a Medical Form

Log your  Activity

Let us know what you've accomplished to reduce your risk!

Contact our Wildfire Preparedness Coordinator

for more information:

Jen Haas, 828-206-6159 or

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This program is funded by the AIM grant program of Coalitions & Collaboratives, Inc.

The AIM program is supported by a cooperative agreement with the USDA Forest Service. In accordance with federal law and the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this organization is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free voice (866) 632-9992, TDD (800) 877-8339, or voice relay (866) 377-8642. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.