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Free Firewise "Home Ignition Zone" Training

posted Feb 20, 2020, 7:43 AM by Jason Todd   [ updated Feb 20, 2020, 7:46 AM ]
DATE: February 29th - March 1st
TIME: 9:00am – 4:00pm (2nd day may be a half day based on the number of homes to be assessed)
LOCATION: 4817 S. Apache Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ

COST: Free (30 Seats Available)

This 2-day course is designed for community members and fire professionals interested in wildfire risk reduction actions property owners can implement to improve
home survivability due to a wildland fire threat.

The course will include information on the fundamentals of wildland fire behavior; potential types of ignition sources; the Home Ignition Zone; recommendations for wildfire risk reduction actions; case studies of Wildland Urban Interface fires; National Fire Protection Association Firewise® and the Firewise USATM recognition program.
There will be a mix of classroom based presentations and field practice with property site visits.

Please dress appropriately for weather conditions with pants and closed toe shoes for the property walk-throughs.

Participants will be required to come eager to learn and must attend the full course to receive a Certificate of Course Completion.

Rachel Waterbury
Administrative Assistant
Fry Fire District
Office: 520-378-3276 X10