View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
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You are invited to a free afternoon of information, education and a chance to interact with firefighting representatives.

Reno, Nevada. Aug. 13, 2014. We invite you to a FREE afternoon of information, education and opportunity to interact with your neighbors, firefighting representatives, natural resource specialists and others on ways to be prepared for wildfire at home and in your community.

When: Sunday August 17, 2014 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: Arrowcreek Fire Station #36, at 13500 Thomas Creek Road, Reno.

Topics include:

  • What’s happening in your community: Local fire issues and activities
  • How to prepare for embers
  • Understand your insurance policy - is it enough when disaster strikes?
  • Elements of Fire Adapted Communities and Community Wildfire Protection Plans
  • New opportunities with the Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities

Refreshments will be provided by Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.

Note that funding is available to reimburse your mileage if traveling more than 50 miles one way to attend.

For more information or any questions, contact Sonya Sistare at 775- 336-0271 or visit Living With Fire.

Persons in need of special accommodations or assistance, must call or notify Sonya Sistare at 775-336-0271 at least three days prior to the conference. This conference is provided by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, an EEO/AA institution, with funding from a WUI Community Assistance Grant from the Bureau of Land Management, and additional support from the Nevada Division of Forestry,Nevada State Fire Marshal Division, Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and U. S. Forest Service.

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