‘Wildfire 2015’ At Fuller Lodge Saturday April 4

LAFD News:

As wildfire season begins, residents are urged to attend an informational event called “Wildfire 2015” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4 in Fuller Lodge.

The event is sponsored by the Los Alamos Fire Department, in partnership with several local agencies:

  • National Park Service
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Valles Caldera National Preserve
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Los Alamos County Emergency Management
  • Interagency Wildfire Management Team

Displays and information include:

  • An opportunity to register your cell phone and e-mail addresses with Los Alamos County Emergency Management for emergency notifications from the County
  • Information on Defensible Space, Fire Wise and Ready, Set, Go! Programs – learn how to make your home defendable in the event of a wildfire
  • Information from Bandelier, USFS and the Valles Calderas National Preserve on what is accessible and plans for the upcoming months for hiking, camping, and activities in their respective areas
  • Fire-fighting apparatus, such as personal protective equipment used by firefighters in the field, will be on public display with LAFD crews demonstrating its use
  • Fire/Rescue/Medic Units from LAFD on display
  • USFS will have their new Type 4 engine on display

In addition, Smokey Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog will be on hand to greet children!

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