America's Preparedness Report Card 2015

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Florida Wildfires

Florida has one of largest populations at risk of wildfires — 5.3 million people — and the state has done more than most to plan for future wildfires.



For more information on how prepared Florida is for its growing wildfires threat, read the detailed state summary.


Is Florida taking action?

  • Florida has some plans for addressing its future wildfires risks, including some in the Florida Energy & Climate Change Action Plan, but it has not yet taken any steps to implement these plans
  • On the other hand, the state has done more than most other states to prepare for the wildfire threats it faces today