PSAR’s Government Affairs Committee presented “Plan, Prepare, Prevent,” a free lunch-and-learn workshop with home safety officials on July 9. Workshop topics included how to protect property and defensible space, evacuation preparedness, homeowner vegetation management programs, free grants, and community resources. Also speaking at the workshop: Mona Freels, emergency preparedness coordinator, Heartland Fire and Rescue; and, Ann Baldridge, education coordinator, Fire Safe Council of San Diego County.
Shown from left to right: El Cajon Police Dept. Chief Jim Redman; PSAR Gov’t Affairs East Committee chair Mike Anderson; Heartland Fire and Rescue Chief Rick Sitta.