March 2, 2021

Fire Prevention Forum

Wildland Urban Interface Fire Prevention, Response and Resilience
Hosted by: Eugene Neighborhood Leaders Council
Thursday, October 29, 2020 • 7 p.m. • via Zoom

The Holiday Farm fire, which came frighteningly close to Springfield and Eugene, destroyed hundreds of homes and forced thousands of residents to evacuate. We want to help build resilience in our community in order to prevent more catastrophic events. Our speakers will discuss what you can do to reduce the risk of fire in your neighborhood.

Speakers and Topics:

  • Chris Heppel, Fire Chief, Eugene/Springfield Fire Dept. – Firsthand Account of the Holiday Farm Fire
  • Amy Linder, Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal – How to Harden and Protect Your Home from Wildfire
  • Tim Ingalsbee, PhD. Exec. Director, Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics and Ecology (FUSEE) – Solutions to Wildland Fire

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