Lisa DeLaby Paul Moreno Mary Ann Aldrich
Butte College PG&E CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire
530-521-5201 530-896-4290 530-518-6260
WHO: North State Media
WHAT: Wildfire and Emergency Safety Training
WHEN: Wednesday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Butte College Public Safety Training Grounds Fire Station Building
3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville
As the drought increases fire risks in California, media will learn how to stay safe while covering wildfires and emergency incidents this summer.
Media will learn:
10 a.m. Welcome/introductions
Classroom style training featuring a wildfire safety session -
Greg McFadden, Interim Chief, CAL FIRE / Butte County Fire
11 a.m. Hands-On activities - Butte College Training Center Staff
12 p.m. Lunch and Q&A with partner organizations.
This training workshop is a joint partnership with Butte College, CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire, PG&E, Butte County Sheriff's Office, CHP, and Butte County Office of Office of Emergency Management. Dress comfortably.
Participants can enter a prize drawing for one lucky winner to receive choice of a wildland fire jumpsuit or a wildland fire jacket (see links: Jumpsuit, Jacket)