August 8, 2022

2022 Topaz Ranch Estates Community Presentation: Evacuation & Wildfire Preparation

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Recording of a community presentation about Evacuation & Wildfire at Topaz Ranch Estates in Douglas County, Nevada on June 7, 2022.

Speakers and topics included:

Jamie Roice-Gomes, Living With Fire Program – University of Nevada, Reno Extension delivered opening remarks

Deputy Fire Chief and Fire Marshal Amy Ray, East Fork Fire Protection District spoke about East Fork Fire Protection District’s Jurisdiction, Small Animal Evacuation Tips and Packing a Go-Bag.

Undersheriff Ron Elges, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, "Evacuation in Douglas County."

Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations and Public Information, "How to Register for Emergency Alerts and Where Residents Can Visit for Updates."

Lindsay Chichester, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno Extension – Douglas County, "Large Animal Evacuation Tips."

Christina Restaino, PhD, Living With Fire Program – University of Nevada, Reno Extension, "Defensible Space and Home Hardening."

Tim Hill, Senior Emergency Management Administrator, NV Energy, "Public Safety Outage Management and Fuels Reduction.

Kelli Nevills, Nevada Division of Forestry – Fire Adapted Nevada, "What is Fire Adapted Nevada, and how to join the “FAN” club as a Fire Adapted Community."

Ryan Elliot, Bureau of Land Management, "Fuels Reduction Efforts."

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