The Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby and representatives from the United States Forest Service, CAL FIRE, California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA), Orange County Fire Authority, Santa Barbara County Fire Department, Ventura County Fire Department, Los Angeles City Fire Department and other fire agencies from throughout Southern California will discuss this year’s fire season and important safety information regarding the devastating effects of a wildland fire.
Fire officials will share important elements of the 2011 Fire Season outlook, and other important information including potential impacts on fire response due to budget constraints. There will also be ample opportunity to ask participating chief officers about the upcoming fire season and concerns about specific geographical areas. The press conference will include a visual presentation of regional firefighting resources including specialty wildland equipment.
The press conference will be held at the Diamond Bar Center, 1600 S. Grand Ave. Diamond Bar, California (Thomas Bros. 680-D3) on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 11:30 A.M.
Please RSVP to Fire Captain Savage.
For more information, contact Public Affairs at (323) 881-2413.