Free wildfire safety webinar slated for November

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Oct 14, 2011

On-line presentation features Firewise principles, information and resources for people in the wildland-urban interface  

With the 2011 wildfire season on its way to becoming one of the worst on record, the Firewise staff knows how important it is for residents living and working in wildfire high-risk areas to get the information they need to mitigate their wildfire risk and reduce losses.

WebexPlease join Michele Steinberg, program manager of NFPA’s Firewise Communities Program, at 1 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, November 8, for an online wildfire safety presentation featuring the Firewise program. Learn how wildfires behave and homes ignite. We will also review Firewise resources and materials available to help homeowners and neighbors work together to design a safe community.

Have questions? This is the perfect way to share your thoughts with others who face the same challenges in their own communities. We encourage you to submit your questions through November 7th.   And don’t forget to register for the free wildfire safety webinar

FW WebinarLike social media? We’ll also live Tweet via Twitter. Mark it in your calendar and tweet the webinar using hashtage #Firewise or submit your question to @Firewise.

In the meantime, our online newsletters, “The How To” and “Fire Break” are a great source for the latest news and information about NFPA’s Wildland Fire Operations Division, our Firewise Communities/USA Recognition Program and other wildland fire resources to help you get started. Subscriptions to both newsletters are free. Why not sign up today?

We look forward to having you join us on November 8!