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Wildland Urban Interface Workshop- Warner Springs / Stone Ridge

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

| Free

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 PresentersFire Chief Donald Butz, Lakeside Fire Department & Clayton R. Howe
Fire Division Chief 3 / DFMO, US Forest Service

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017, 8:00 am — 4:00 pm

Location: Stone Ridge at Warner Springs Estates Clubhouse                                              35109 Highway 79                                                                                                Warner Springs 92086
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 britney.munoz@rcdsandiego.org. 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.

 

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Britney Munoz
Phone:
619.562.0096
Email:
britney.munoz@rcdsandiego.org
Website:
http://firesafesdcounty.org/

Venue

Stone Ridge at Warner Springs Estates Clubhouse
35109 Highway 79
Warner Springs, CA 92086 United States
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