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Wildland Urban Interface Workshop- Palomar
August 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface: for Community FSCs, CERT Members, and Local Residents
Course description: This is a one day in-depth course for local residents to learn the principles used by firefighters in suppressing wildland fire and protecting structures in the Wildland Urban Interface. Participants will learn about fire behavior prediction and apply this knowledge to the community’s topography, fuels, weather, and the community’s Fire Safe condition including the construction of homes. The training will include a field trip to selected homes to do a site assessment on lessons learned, and discussions about evacuation and survival tips.
Workshop Presenter: Fire Chief Donald Butz, Lakeside Fire Department
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:00 am — 4:00 pm
Location: Station 79, 21610 Crestline Road, Palomar Mountain, 92060
Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please register online by clicking here, or by contacting Britney Munoz with the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County at 619-562-0096 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The course is free of charge; beverages, a light breakfast, and lunch will be provided.
This workshop is hosted by the Palomar Mountain FSC and administered by a partnership with the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County and the USFS. Funding is provided by the USFS and a National Fire Plan grant from the Cooperative Fire program of the U.S. Forest Service through the Cleveland National Forest. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.