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Wildland Urban Interface Workshop- Valley Center
September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 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 Presenters: Fire Chief Donald Butz, Lakeside Fire Department & Clayton R. Howe
Fire Division Chief 3 / DFMO, US Forest Service
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 am — 3:00 pm
Location: Lilac Elementary School
30109 Lilac Road
Valley Center 92082
Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please register online contacting Britney Munoz with the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County at 619-562-0096 or email@example.com. The course is free of charge; beverages, a light breakfast, and lunch will be provided.
This workshop is hosted by the Greater Valley Center 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.