The Bureau of Indian Affairs partners with the WeTip program to offer rewards for tips that lead to convicton for wildfire crimes.
*Residents can report information about wildland arson annonymously by calling 1-800-47-ARSON (1-800-472-7766) or by logging on to www.wetip.com
*Rewards of up to $10,000 are available if the tip helps investigators obtain a conviction
*Payments are made anonymously
The Rosebud Agency and the Rosebud Fire Department would like to remind residents of the Rosebud Reservation that effective January 1, 2016 written burn permits are required for all outdoor burns. Burn permits are free and are available from the fire dept. Please call the fire dept. @ 747-2700 or the RPD @ 747-2266 before burning.
Be Firewise around your home
1.) Home Ignition Zone~ The home Ignition Zone begins with at least 30 feet of space immediately around the home and extending out as far as 100 to 200 feet depending on the characteristics of the surrounding forests or grasslands.
2.) Lean, clean and green landscaping~ With Firewise landscaping, you can create survivable space around your home that reduces your wildfire threat.
3.) Fire-Resistant roof construction~ Firewise roof construction materials include Class A asphalt shingles, metal, slate or clay tile, and concrete products.
4.) Fire-resistant attachments~ Attachements include any structure connected to our home, such as decks, porches, or fences. If these items attched to a home are not fire resistant, then the home as a whole is vulnerable to ignitioin
5.)Fire resistant construction~ Wall materials that resist heat and flames include brick, cement, plaster, stucco, and concrete masonry.
6.) A disaster plan~ Take time to discuss with your family what actions you will take. Post emergency telephone numbers in a visible place.
7.) Emergency Access~ Identify your home and neighborhood with legible and clearly marked street names and numbers.