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Fire Operations in the Wildland Urban Interface
June 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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.
Trainers: J.P Harris, Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Chief (retired) and Clay Howe, Battalion Chief, Bureau of Land Management.
Date: Saturday June 18, 2016, 8:00 am — 4:30 pm
Location: Station 79, 21610 Crestline Road, Palomar Mountain 92060
Registration: Places are limited so booking is essential. Please register HERE or by 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 and lunch will be provided.
This workshop is hosted by the Palomar Mountain 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 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.