Public information session tonight: Wildland urban interface fuels management

October 17, 2019

British Columbia is experiencing severe wildfire conditions and there is an immediate need to change how we address the hazards associated with longer fire seasons and extreme conditions.

Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is hosting a public information session tonight to discuss what each of us can do to help reduce risk from wildfire.

Date:          Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:          6:00pm
Location:   Lakers Clubhouse
                     7000 Cummins Road
                     Vernon, BC    

Speakers from OKIB, BC Ministry of Forest, Lands & Natural Resources, BC Wild Fire, BC Timber Sales, FireSmart, Tolko Industries Ltd. and the City of Vernon will provide information on an array of wildfire topics with the panel available to answer questions from the public after the presentations.

For more information and an agenda, please visit