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Posted on: February 21, 2023

County Fire Community Wildfire Preparedness Webinars

Wildfire Prep Webinars

The Santa Clara County Fire Department is offering a variety of community wildfire preparedness webinars in April and May.

Register at SCCFD.Eventbrite.com or call (408) 378-4010.

Home Ignition Zone
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Monday, April 17, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
 Most homes destroyed by wildfire are first ignited by embers and small flames. Take steps to harden your home in the Home Ignition Zone to better protect it from the threat of wildfire. This webinar focuses on cost-effective measures to improve your home’s survivability and fire resistance in the Immediate Zone (0’ – 5’), the area most vulnerable to embers and radiant heat.

Zonehaven: Know your Zone
Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
 During a wildfire, do you know when to evacuate? Zonehaven is a powerful tool to manage evacuations and assign each area to a designated zone. Residents have instant access to real time evacuation updates. In this webinar, learn about: Zonehaven web-based platform, alerting/notifications, evacuating safely, and standardized evacuation terminology.

Home Insurance: Roadmap to Preparedness 
Thursday, May 4, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 10, 2023 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm
 Learn about resources and useful tools to build a safety net for disaster resilience. In this webinar, learn about: what to know before a disaster, home insurance coverage and policy limits, understanding the fine print, what to do if you are “dropped” by your insurer, and how to save money in these unprecedented times.

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