Lake Cushman Firewise Council

- A Wa Non Profit Corporation -

May 7 Lake Cushman Community Wildfire Preperadness Day  

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Event was advertised on the LED sign weeks before the event. The banner received from the NFPA welcomed attendies next to the door.



Alex Creech explaining the items needed for personal emergency preperations Everyone getting some good info and the first 25 got free buckets (with items).



John Smith from Security explaining their role during Emergency situations. Ross McDowell had tons of good info from the Department of Emergency Management to share.  Wildfire is just one our possible emergency situations.



Emergency Preparedness Group gave away the 25 Go Buckets kits loaded with goodies.  Additionally they had all the info on what to put in your own buckets. (click for video) Short Intro by Bert Downs and then Alex Creech explaining why the Go Buckets & the importance of Personnal Preperations



Tables, Foreground, Jessie, Jane Potter DNR, further back - Dawn & Gayle w/Blockwatch, and then Deanie - Firewise. (click for video) Ross McDowell was here to talk to us about the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and how they might help us during an emergency.



(click for video) Jesse Bloomfield discussed our Forest Management Plan being developed with the LCMC.  Please keep up with our Firewise website for more info on this. (click for video) Our Master Gardner, Carol Murray was here to talk about how Firewise planting can help your home survive a wildfire event.  At the end you will see some "credits" of the workers at this event.