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Jefferson County Fire & EMS holding wildfire risk workshop

<div>Jefferson County Fire & EMS holding wildfire risk workshop</div>

Jefferson County Fire Department

Jefferson County Fire and EMS plans to host a workshop focused on teaching community members how to lower the risk of wildfire to their home. 

Topics will include fire behavior, current research and there will be a field exercise — weather permitting.

The event happens January 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fire & EMS Training Room, located at 765 SE Adams Drive in Madras

Workshops are limited to 35 people. To register, email Jolyn Kerr at jkerr@jcfire-ems.org.

Those encouraged to attend include community members, fire service professionals, planners, developers, landscapers, and insurance partners who would benefit from understanding how to reduce losses from wildfire.

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