On April 16th and 17th from 10am- noon there will be Preparing Residents In Disaster Evacuations (P.R.I.D.E.) classroom training in preparation for the wildland evacuation drill and fire season .The class will be held at the Sierra Fire Protection District Station #39, located at 4000 Joy Lake Road, in Galena. The class will cover: advance home preparation, before the, fire to-go bag, out of area contacts, defensible space, before the fire approaches, animal evacuation, and community evacuation routes, among other pertinent information. Sierra Fire will also be holding P.R.I.D.E classes on April 26th and 28th from 6-8pm at the Redfield Campus in Room 227. The Nevada Wildland Awareness Event and the P.R.I.D.E. classes are open to all residents in Washoe County.
Agencies that will take part in this drill are: Sierra Fire Protection District, Sierra Fire Volunteers , Washoe County Sheriff, Washoe County Search and Rescue, Washoe County Sheriff Raven and Raven 3, along with Care Flight. Washoe County Emergency Management, Reno E-COMM, Washoe County Animal Services, Nevada Red Cross, Washoe County GIS, and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Living With Fire., North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District, Nevada Division of Forestry, Washoe County CERT and Washoe County School District.
Saturday, April 30, 2011: 10:00Galena High School, 3600 Butch Cassidy Drive, Reno