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Fire Preparedness Workshops

Post Date:03/13/2019 11:29 AM

Fire Preparedness Workshops at The Round Valley Library Starting March 15, 2019

fireThe Round Valley Public library is hosting a series of workshops in March to provide valuable information and a simple demonstration of skills and techniques people can use to be more prepared for wildfire this season. The workshops will be hands-on and free.

Library staff will be operating a table at the Round Valley Library Commons farmers market on Friday, March 15th from 12-1 p.m. to promote the workshops, and to present a short demonstration featuring the NIXLE and Everbridge Emergency Notification Systems used by the County of Mendocino.

The specific workshops are as follows:

Saturday, March 16th, 3-4 p.m.: Receive guidance on weed-eater tune ups and safe power tool use during fire season, hosted by Round Valley Indian Tribes Wildland Fire Prevention. Attendees will receive a new weed-eater line free of charge, brought to you by M&M Feed & Supply.

Saturday, March 23rd, 3-4 p.m.: Learn to assemble a go bag and plan for an emergency with Mike Carter, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) instructor. There will be free mini Maglites for the first 15 attendees.

Wednesday, March 27th, 3-4 p.m.: Learn about home fire prevention and schedule a (non-binding) consultation and property visit with CAL FIRE personnel. Create your own 9-1-1 address plate. For more information, please contact the Round Valley Public Library at 707-983-6736.