Climate Champions, Special Event|

Date(s) - June 25, 2022
10:30 am - 12:15 pm

“Fire Season” will be here soon. Come and learn how to be prepared for possible wildfire!  Presented by Jaime Royce-Gomes, Manager, Living with Fire Program, with additional information from Truckee Meadows Fire District and Nevada Division of Forestry.

 Date/Time/Location:  Sat., June 25, 2022; 10:30am-12:15pm
South Valleys Library  15650 Wedge Pkwy,  Courtside & Diamond Rooms

 We’ll cover how to:

  • Prepare your property for possible wildfire
  • Ensure you have a defensible space
  • Be prepared for smoke
  • Sign up for Code RED, and be alerted of a fire emergency by Washoe County
  • Protect pets and livestock
  • Be prepared using a Wildfire Evacuation Checklist
  • Order a blue, reflective sign for firefighters to be able to locate your address

You can order blue, reflective address number signs for your driveway at the event.  $25 for up to 5 numbers (6 or more numbers can be purchased for an additional charge) Signs are 6”x18”, numbers are 3” White Reflective Vinyl on aluminum plates.

For more information, contact Katy Patterson at (775) 240-6977.

This is a project of the South Valley Volunteer Fire Department and is a Family-Friendly event. We expect two fire engines (barring real fires) and a kids’ activity table. Something for everyone!


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