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Santa Barbara County Wildfire Preparedness Exposition – Day 2

October 15, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Join us for family-friendly exhibits, activities, & speakers to learn about living in wildfire-threatened communities.

Saturday, October 15th, 2022, 11 am-5 pm At Direct Relief: 6100 Wallace Becknell Road, Goleta California

Free pizza, speakers, exhibits, and activities; Spanish translators available.

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11am: The event starts

1-2pm: Panel – Multi-disciplinary perspective of Wildfire Preparedness from Santa Barbara County Personnel

Participants:

  • Santa Barbara County Fire – Rob Hazard (County Fire Marshal)
  • Santa Barbara County Planning Department – Lisa Plowman (Director)
  • Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department
  • Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management

2-2:30pm: Presentation – Insurance in California by the Department of Insurance 

2:30-3pm: Presentation – Firewise USA: A Community-Level Solution to Wildfire Resilience by SB County Fire Safe Council

5pm: Event ends

FREE: Pizza, popcorn, water

Activities

  • BOUNCE HOUSE!
  • Hands-on fire extinguisher demonstrations (by Joy Equipment Protection Inc.)
  • Interactive sand table
  • Touch-a-truck
  • SB County’s Firehawk helicopter (conditions permitting)
  • 3D wildfire safety home model
  • Live SB County Fire hand crew demonstrations
  • Lego table
  • Sign up for OEM alerts
  • Photo stand-in
  • Cornhole
  • Fire history photo exhibit
  • Speakers
  • Panel

Booths

  • Allied Disaster Defense
  • Animal Services
  • Bushfire Mesh
  • CERT
  • City of Santa Barbara Fire Department
  • Department of Insurance
  • Home Depot
  • LISTOS
  • Montecito Fire Protection District
  • Red Cross
  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
  • Santa Barbara County Fire Safe Council
  • State Farm
  • Regional Wildfire Mitigation Program
  • UCSB Fire Lab – Wildfire and Landscaping

Venue

Direct Relief
6100 Wallace Becknell Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117 United States
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