Jefferson County Fire & EMS holding wildfire risk workshop

Jefferson County Fire Department

Jefferson County Fire and EMS plans to host a workshop focused on teaching community members how to lower the risk of wildfire to their home. 

Topics will include fire behavior, current research and there will be a field exercise — weather permitting.

The event happens January 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fire & EMS Training Room, located at 765 SE Adams Drive in Madras

Workshops are limited to 35 people. To register, email Jolyn Kerr at

Those encouraged to attend include community members, fire service professionals, planners, developers, landscapers, and insurance partners who would benefit from understanding how to reduce losses from wildfire.

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