Free Defensible Space Class
About this Class
Evans Valley Fire District #6 is offering this free 3-hour “Defensible Space Class” to the public on March 25th, 2023, from 9 am— 12 pm at the fire station (8677 E. Evans Creek Road, Rogue River, OR).
This informative class is based on a combination of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Firewise, CalFire, and Regional concepts and covers basic wildland fire behavior, home ignition zones, and structural ignition potential.
What is Defensible Space?
“Defensible space is the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it. This space is needed to slow or stop the spread of wildfire and it helps protect your home from catching fire and creates a safe area for firefighters to work in, to defend your home. “ - CalFire
What to expect?
· Coffee and Donuts/meet and greet
· Live Classroom Lecture
· Video Presentation
Who Should Attend?
· Local Residence of Evans Valley Fire District #6 and surrounding areas
· Local business owners
· Or any other interested parties
How do I sign up?
· Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number, and how many are in your party; or call the Fire District during regular business hours M-F 8-5 (541-582-0678).
We look forward to seeing you there!