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Forest Fire Prevention with Jim Esden
14 April, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
April and May are typically VT’s most active wildfire season. Vermont experienced some of the largest fires in decades in the first week of May 2015; one right in the Brattleboro area. Esden, Forester for the Dept. of Forests, Parks and Recreation, will discuss the common causes of wildfires here and preventive measures. Red flag warnings and the fire danger rating system will be explained. Questions about open burning and burn permits will be answered. Techniques to safe guard a home in the event of a wildfire will be described.