Oak Park, CA – The newly established Oak Park Fire Safe Council will hold its first Town Hall meeting on Thursday, October 6th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Oak Park Community Center. With California’s recent heat wave and fire season in full swing, the Oak Park Fire Safe Council’s event is a call to action for residents to learn about the specifics of home and defensible space hardening from experts.
Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks will provide a welcome and introduction of the collaborative partners in fire prevention. The Ventura County Fire Department will update residents on requirements for home protection against wildfires, and representatives from the Santa Monica Resource Conservation District and the Ventura Regional Fire Safe Council will outline their approach to home assessments, free to Oak Park homeowners, that identify improvements to homes and yards for better protection against wildfires. The Oak Park Fire Safe Council will also update the community on their current projects, including progress on the Wildfire Risk Assessment for Oak Park and an upcoming Community Wildfire Protection Plan.
Supervisor Parks applauded the Fire Safe Council stating, “Oak Park is fortunate to have residents stepping up to create their own Fire Safe Council to help their community protect their homes from wildfires. Each step we take to prepare for disasters makes us all that much safer.”
For additional information on the Oak Park Fire Safety Town Hall, contact Doug Wilson at Admin@OPFSC.org