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Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface

August 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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.

Trainer: J.P Harris, Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Chief (retired).

Date: Saturday August 20, 2016, 8:00 am — 4:30 pm

Location: Highland Center, 44681 Old Highway 80, Jacumba 91934

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 britney.munoz@rcdsandiego.org. The course is free of charge; beverages and lunch will be provided.

This workshop is hosted by the Real East County Fire Safe Council and administered by the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County in partnership with the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County. Funding is provided by San Diego Gas & Electric and a National Fire Plan grant from the Cooperative Fire program of the U.S. Forest Service through the California Fire Safe Council. 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, and is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.


August 20, 2016
8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Highland Center
44681 Old Highway 80
Jacumba, CA 91934 United States
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