Firewise meeting Nov. 20 for High Haro and Hannah Heights neighborhoods

Hannah Heights and High Haro neighborhood residents are invited to attend an introductory Firewise meeting discussing wildfire behavior and actions home owners can take to prevent catastrophic destruction in their neighborhoods.

It will be held at the San Juan Island Fire Department headquarters station at 1011 Mullis St. on Nov. 20, 3 .m.

The Firewise program is a voluntary program that gives communities guidelines to protect themselves from wildfires. Joining this program is relatively simple with only a one-day project per year required.

Several members of these communities are interested in starting a Firewise Community in their area. They would be joining the 15 established Firewise Communities on San Juan Island. This meeting is open to all interested island residents.

For more information, call Garner at 378-5334. E-mail

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