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Town hall examines wildfire preparedness
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by Tai Moses
A panel of experts will gather this evening for a virtual community town hall on wildfire preparedness, moderated by Travis County Fire Marshal Tony Callaway and hosted by Travis County commissioners Brigid Shea and Ann Howard and City Council members Alison Alter and Mackenzie Kelly. The panelists – Justice Jones, Austin Fire Department wildfire mitigation officer; Dr. Rebekah L. Fox, Texas State University Department of Communication Studies; Melinda Mallia, Travis County Natural Resources program manager; and Will Boettner, Travis County Fire Education outreach coordinator – will discuss what resources are available to the public, how to protect your home and how to make your neighborhood a Firewise Community. Participants will also learn how to get a free Home Ignition Zone Assessment. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register here.
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