Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

 

 

California Fire Safe Council Partners with Farmers Insurance Group and the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County to Help San Diego Residents Protect Their Lives and Properties from Wildfire in 2016

Sacramento, CA , March 1, 2016– To help homeowners and businesses stay fire prevention ready during the continuing severe drought in California, the California Fire Safe Counsel (CFSC), Farmers Insurance Group and the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County will present a “Wildfire Community Preparedness Day” on April 23.

 

When:   Saturday, April 23, 2016, Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

Where:  Barona Reservation Resort and Spa

1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd

Lakeside, CA 92040  (Golf Events Center—just past hotel)

Time:  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Lunch is served to all attendees.

RSVP to Jerry Davies55@gmail.com

 

“San Diego families, Fire Safe Councils and business owners are invited to join us for a day of information and training to help you protect your family, home and community from wildfire,” noted Jerry Davies, Chair of the California Fire Safe Council.

“The agenda includes presentations by the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Cal Fire, Cleveland National Forest, and state and local fire chiefs and disaster agencies.”

 

Following the presentations, lunch will be served and families are invited to visit an array of booths which will include special fire safety demonstrations, children’s activities, hand out materials, a special visit by Smokey Bear, and tours of fire engines and Farmers Insurance special Customer Care Claims bus.  Farmers Insurance will also have a special booth for parents to have their children fingerprinted for safety should a child go missing.

“Families, Fire Safe Councils and fire and disaster agencies in San Diego are urged to attend this important fire prevention event,” said Sheryl Landrum, Executive Director of the Fire Safe Council of San Diego County. “We want families to learn up-to-the minute instructions on what to do before, during and after a wildfire.”

 

“Farmers is committed to supporting programs in the communities where our people
and agents live and work,” said Doris Dunn, Director of Community Giving at Farmers
Insurance. “The work completed by the CFSC to create fire safe communities reaches hundreds of thousands of families and business owners every year.”

 

CFSC, a statewide non-profit organization, provides grants to local California Fire Safe Councils and other community organizations using its innovative Grants Clearinghouse. Since its first year of grant making in 2004, over $90 million in federal fire prevention funds have flowed through the Clearinghouse to groups working to keep their communities safe from wildfire.

Fire Safe Council of San Diego County provides education, exchanges information, and fosters fire prevention and fire safety within the County of San Diego. For more information, visit firesafesdcounty.org.

 

“Farmers Insurance®” and “Farmers®” are tradenames for a group of affiliated insurers providing insurance for automobiles, homes and small businesses and a wide range of other insurance and financial services and products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with over 19 million individual policies, across all 50 states, through the efforts of more than 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and approximately 21,000 employees. Farmers Insurance Exchange, the largest of the three primary insurance insurers that make up Farmers Insurance, is recognized as one of the largest U.S. companies on the 2015 Fortune 500 list. For more information about Farmers Insurance, visit Farmers.com, Twitter and Instagram, @WeAreFarmers, or Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

 

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