The NFS aims to provide low-cost assistance, grants and training to support the safety and missions of Nebraska's volunteer fire departments.
Reporting wildfires is becoming a requirement of many state and federal agencies. Reporting your department's response efforts helps in Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP)/ Fire Fighter Property/ State Fire Assistance (SFA) and Volunteer Firefighter Assistance (VFA) programs.Submit a Report
Perhaps the greatest impact Nebraskans can have in the area of fire protection is through fire prevention. The Nebraska Forest Service is the state headquarters for Smokey Bear!Submit a report
The Single Engine Air Tanker was legislatively mandated through the Wildfire Control Act of 2013. Since its creation it has flown dozens of missions, helping protect crews on the ground and keeping wildfire small.Learn more
We maintain a host of educational and informational materials related to Smokey Bear and fire prevention. See what items are in stock or make a request today because "only you can prevent wildfires."View the form