County Hosting Three Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Workshops Next Week

This is a press release from the County of Humboldt:

Humboldt County Seal 2017Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Workshops. Come and learn what steps you can take to prepare your home and family for wildfire and what part you can play in helping your community become more adapted to a wildfire environment. You are invited to meet with fire service representatives and local community organizations and agencies to discuss how we can all work together to be ready for wildfire. Your participation will also help update our local Wildfire Protection Plan. We want to incorporate your ideas and concerns into the updated plan.

Monday, November 27, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. LOWER EEL-VAN DUZEN RIVER

Including Carlotta, Ferndale, Fortuna, Hydesville, Loleta, Rio Dell, Scotia, Stafford, Table Bluff, and all residences in the surrounding area.

5pm: Open-House & Meal – 6pm: Program

*Tri-tip sandwiches provided by the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Donations will benefit the Eel River Valley Fire Explorers.

Fortuna Fire Hall at 320 S. Fortuna Blvd., Fortuna

Tuesday, November 28, from 4:00 to 7:30 pm. LOWER MATTOLE WATERSHED

Including Petrolia, Honeydew, and all residences in the surrounding area.

4:00-5:00pm: Lower Mattole Fire Safe Council Meeting; 5:00-5:30pm: Light Dinner: Warm Soup and Bread; 5:30-7:30pm: Wildfire Planning and Preparedness Program

*Food & Refreshments provided by the Lower Mattole Fire Safe Council.

Mattole Grange at 36512 Mattole Road, Petrolia

Thursday, November 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. MAD-VAN DUZEN RIVER

Including Bridgeville, Dinsmore, Blocksburg, and all residences in the surrounding area.

5:30pm: Open-House & Free Dinner – 6:30pm: Program

*Dinner catered by Laurie Church and sponsored by Bridgeville United.

Bridgeville Elementary School Gym at 38717 Kneeland Road, off Hwy-36


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