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Thursday, June 16, 2011

2011 Fire Season Opening News Conference

Today in Diamond Bar, California, State, Federal, and Local fire departments came together to discuss the 2011 fire season. The fire officials shared important information regarding the wildfire potential for this year. Resources and staffing were also discussed. After the meeting, the chiefs conducted a news conference to discuss the results of the meeting. The chief also used this time to remind citizens of their responsibility in making their property defensible.

Acting CAL FIRE Director Ken Pimlott talks with Associated Press Reporter

Several Chief Officers spoke at the news conference including Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby, CAL FIRE Acting Director Ken Pimlott, Venture County Fire Chief Bob Roper, Chief Jim Hall from the USFS/Angeles National Forest and CAL FIRE Southern Region Chief Dale Hucthinson