Claremont Insider: LA County Fire Expo - Oct. 25th

Saturday, October 4, 2008

LA County Fire Expo - Oct. 25th

October usually means high fire season in our foothills, and on Saturday, October 25th, five years to the day after the Padua Fire burned through Palmer Canyon and the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, the Los Angeles County Fire Department will host an expo called "Living in the Fire Zone."

The event will run from 12pm to 3pm on the 25th at the Alexander Hughes Community Center, located at 1700 N. Danbury Rd. between Towne and Mountain Aves. Residents will be able to get information from fire officials on various fire safety and fire prevention topics.

The Claremont Police Department had all the info:

The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be hosting a Living in the Fire Zone Fire Expo to help residents prepare for a wildland fire.

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2008
Time: 12 pm - 3 pm
Location: Alexander Hughes Community Center, Padua Room
Address: 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont, CA 91711

Prepare for your survival

* Learn about the 5 important steps to help you get ready
* Vendors will be on hand to provide information, products, and demonstrations

Presentations of:

* Fire department operations
* Vegetation management
* Building standards

Static displays:

* LA Co Fire Forestry, Prevention, & Operations
* LA Co Dept. of Animal Care & Control
* San Dimas & Temple City Sheriff's Station
* California Highway Patrol
* American Red Cross
* City of Claremont Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) & Community Patrol