Presentation on theme: "Eastern Idaho National Fire Prevention Education Team Final Report."— Presentation transcript:
Eastern Idaho National Fire Prevention Education Team Final Report
National Fire Prevention Team Organization HR “Punky” McClellan (USFS, retired) – Team Leader Dan Battreall (USFS, retired) – Fire Prevention Specialist Jim Pickering (BLM,CA) Fire Prevention Specialist Rainey Marshall (BLM,ID) Fire Prevention Specialist – Public Affairs
Support Team Dave Howell, Public Affairs Faye Christiansen – Fire Prevention Fred Judd – Fire Prevention/Administration Rick Belger – Fire Management Sky Huffaker, Public Affairs The Buying Unit The Office Staff Dispatch Center
Team Assigned Objectives Elevate the fire prevention awareness for the area. Increase one on one contacts with all visitors. Address rural area concerns Develop long term materials Work with rural fire departments
Initial Assessment Existing Fire Prevention Efforts Evaluation of Fire Prevention Media Activities Fire Prevention Support Initial Attack Capabilities
Team Action Plan Objective # 1 – Provide for adequate organizational functions and communications Objective # 2 – Develop public awareness campaign to increase individual contact with homeowners and the public Objective # 3A – Provide for internal/external communications- coordination
Team Action Plan Objective #3B – Increase Fire Prevention skill and knowledge for Rural Fire Department’s Objective #4 – Develop a public awareness Arson Prevention campaign
Team Action Plan Objective # 5 – Inform the hunting and sporting public of fire safety requirements and restrictions Other Assignments: –Develop a Hunter Fire Safety program –Develop a Scouting Fire Safety program –Complete field reviews of Sun Valley
External Relations - Rural Areas Clark County Commissioners, prepared a fire prevention fact sheet, and attended a Commissioner’s board meeting with the U.S. Forest Service addressing key fire prevention issues GIFF – Gateway Interagency Fire Front - Wildland Urban Interface project review
External Relations Idaho State University Dan Battreall, Team Fire Prevention Specialist conducted a class to graduate students at Eastern Idaho Technical College on Fire Management and Rural Fire Departments.
The Wildland Urban Interface Developed a homeowner Survivable Space campaign –Homeowner CD –Community Poster –Homeowner checklist brochure
Wildfire Beware & Prepare Remember-- Maintain a “Survivable Space” Gateway Interagency Fire Front
Wildfire, Beware & Prepare Introduction The Wildfire Problem The Wildfire Environment Community Assessment The Principles of Wildfire Prevention Fire Safe Fundamentals Returning Fire to the Land Beware - Prepare Developing Fire Safe Councils Beware & Prepare Checklist
Rural Fire Departments Homeowner CD The Fundamentals of Wildland Fire Prevention for Rural Fire Departments P-101, Intro. To Wildland Fire Prevention Training Program Misc. Fire Prevention material Homeowner Guides
Rural Fire Department Coordination Develop a program to enhance Rural Fire Department skill and knowledge of wildland fire prevention. Develop a campaign to inform homeowners on fire safe practices that can be utilized to the RFD’s and agency personnel.