BOISE — Federal fire officials are calling for more enforcement of code and building requirements in the wildland-urban interface as a way to protect communities from the growing wildfire danger.

U.S. Fire Administrator Lori Moore-Merrell spoke last month at the National Interagency Fire Center. Moore-Merrell highlighted a report released 50 years ago called “America Burning” by the federal Fire Commission to underscore the challenges and dangers of fire, as well as the opportunities for fire loss reduction.

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