Wildfire preparedness event set for May 3 in Nye

2014-04-10T10:13:00Z 2014-04-11T23:52:08Z Wildfire preparedness event set for May 3 in Nye The Billings Gazette
April 10, 2014 10:13 am

A wildfire risk reduction and advance wildfire preparedness event will be held at the Nye Volunteer Fire Station on May 3 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Fifteen-minute presentations will be given on the half hour. The line-up of topics includes: Landscaping for risk reduction; eEvacuation preparedness in case of wildfire; Firewise emergency preparedness materials; instructions for acquiring home inventory software; information on emergency communications and the 911 system; risk reduction and fire mitigation grants; and family fire safety and evacuation planning.

The event is free to the public. Food and door prizes will be given away.

For more information contact Lynn Giles via email at: lynngiles@lynngilesphotography.com, or phone 815-757-2011.

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