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Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee to host safety event this weekend

Park City Fire District assists Alpine Forestry in prescribed burn in Summit Park area in April 2022.
Park City Fire Department
Park City Fire District assists Alpine Forestry in prescribed burn in Summit Park area in April 2022.

Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee members David Geffen and Joan Meixner and Park City Fire Marshal Mike Owens discuss Pinebrook's Wildfire Safety Event Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at Pinebrook Park on the corner of Pinebrook Boulevard and Pinebrook Road.

All Summit County residents are invited to attend.

This event is sponsored by the Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee featuring community experts from the Park City Fire District and Summit County to share information to help prepare community members for wildfire season while fostering a more resilient, connected, and educated community.

Information tables include:

  • Defensible Space - How can the Park City Fire Department help?
  • Planning for Evacuations - Are you familiar with Pinebrook's two-page evacuation planning document?
  • Community Engagement - Learn about the Fire Safety Committee and how to get involved.
  • Weed Issues - What we all should want to know!
  • Utah Firewise Landscaping - What to plant to create a more fire safe and resilient yard
  • Insurance Info - General information for homeowners in Western Summit County

A food truck and fire truck will be joining us at this event, and local businesses have donated gifts for an opportunity drawing.
There will be speakers between 11am and noon, each discussing the organizations they represent and how they can assist homeowners as they prepare for fire season. These organizations include:

  • Park City Fire District
  • Summit County Fire Warden’s Office
  • Pinebrook Fire Safety Committee
  • State Farm
  • USU Dept of Wildland Resources
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