County of Los Angeles
CONTACT: CAPTAIN MARK SAVAGE
PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE (323) 881-2413
|FIRE CHIEF DARYL L. OSBY|
1320 N. Eastern Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90063
Friday, June 15, 2012
LACoFD: 2012 FIRE SEASON OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE
2012 FIRE SEASON OPENING PRESS CONFERENCE
WHO: 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.
WHAT: Fire officials will share important elements of the 2012 Fire Season outlook, and other important information including potential impacts on fire response due to budget constraints and important safety information for those most likely to be impacted by the devastating effects of a wildland fire. There will also be ample opportunity to ask participating chief officers about the upcoming fire season and concerns about specific geographical areas.
WHEN: Monday, June 18, 11:30 A.M.
VISUALS: A full display of regional firefighting resources, including specialty wildland equipment.
WHERE: Diamond Bar Center, 1600 S. Grand Ave., Diamond Bar, CA (Thomas Bros. 680-D3)
Please RSVP to Fire Captain Mark Savage at (323) 881-2472.
For more information, contact Public Affairs at (323) 881-2413.
****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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