El Dorado Hills fire officials discuss wildfire plans with residents tonight

Posted: May 17, 2012 at 1:12 am


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El Dorado Hills Fire Department will host an open house tonight to inform residents about wildfire emergency preparations, including an upcoming multi-agency exercise that will include the public in evacuations.

The town hall meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at Lake Forest Elementary School, 2240 Salisbury Drive, El Dorado Hills.

The meeting will include representatives from Cal Fire, El Dorado Sheriff's Office, California Highway Patrol, El Dorado County Animal Services and other agencies, who will discuss how to prepare for a large scale wildlands fire.

They will also answer questions and prepare residents of the Lakehills area about the exercise scheduled for June 9.

For more information on the upcoming excercise, call the El Dorado Hills Fire Department at (916) 933-6623.

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