Windy and fiery in Texas...just in time for Firewise workshop

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Feb 26, 2013


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I'm wondering when the state wildfire officials will begin to put two and two together: invite Steinberg to a meeting in our district and watch the red flags fly!


This is the 2nd time in a month that I've traveled south for Firewise and been met with high fire danger conditions on arrival. Thispretty map from ESRIshows big red arrows signifying wind speeds over 40 miles per hour. And trust me, I can hear and feel the wind from my temporary perch in Georgetown, Texas. I nearly got pushed out of the parking lot of my hotel trying to get from my vehicle to the building. Good thing I overpack: my nice heavy luggage saved me!

Read the full post by NFPA's Michele Steinberg, manager of the Firewise Communities program