Wildfire Media Day in Cedar City- May 1

Color Country Interagency Fire Management

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                        Media Contacts: 

April 16, 2021                                                                            Nick Howell  (435) 590-4821

                                                                                                     Mike Melton (435) 590-4712

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

Emergency Management “Media Day” for Interagency Wildfire Events

What:           Simulate an interagency wildfire incident at Cedar Highlands Subdivision.

When:          Saturday, May 1 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where:         LDS Church Parking Lot at 1120 W. Greens Lake Dr. in Cedar City, Utah.

Who:            Local, state, federal and volunteer emergency managers, elected officials, community fire council members and first responders.

Why:            To promote community fire planning, public education and decision making with organizations and homeowners involved in emergency management or are living in areas at risk for wildfire. Firefighters will exercise skills in a simulated fire. 

Event highlights/photo opportunities:

  • Community fire planning
  • Wildfire simulation with fire engines
  • Defensible space and education with homeowners

RSVP:          By April 30 to Nick Howell at 435-590-4821 or [email protected]

For more information on preventing unwanted human caused wildfires, visit www.utahfireinfo.gov and www.wildlandfire.az.gov or on Twitter @UtahWildfire.

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-CCIFM-

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