County Hosting Two Free Community Wildfire Preparedness Workshops Next Week

This is a press release from the County of Humboldt:

Humboldt CountyAre You Prepared for Wildfire?

Free 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, December 4, from 4:30 to 7:00 pm. UPPER YUROK RESERVATION

Including Weitchpec, Wautec, Tulley Creek, Pecwan, Notchco, McKinnon Hill, Ke’pel, Bald Hill, and all residences in the surrounding area.

4:30-5:30pm: Wildfire Preparedness Program; 5:30-6:00pm: Light meal; 6:00-7:00: Mapping exercise and Open-House

*Light dinner provided by the Cultural Fire Management Council. Donations will benefit Cultural Burning.

Weitchpec Tribal Office on Hwy-96, Weitchpec

Wednesday, December 6, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. HOOPA VALLEY

Including all residences in the Hoopa community.

5:00pm: Open-House & Refreshments – 6:00pm: Program

*Refreshments provided by the Hoopa Fire Department.

Hoopa Fire Department at 11121 Hwy-96, Hoopa

Contact Cybelle at (707) 267-9542 or


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