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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CAL FIRE, County of Lake to Host Virtual Community Meeting 

Monday, August 24, at 6pm

Lake County, CA (August 22, 2020) – Monday evening, August 24, at 6pm, CAL FIRE and the County of Lake will be hosting a Virtual Community Meeting, to provide information on the LNU Lightning Complex Wildfire Event.

 

What: Lake County LNU Lightning Complex Virtual Community Meeting

When: Monday, August 24, 6pm

Where: http://www.facebook.com/lakecountycagov/ (To listen)

            https://lakecounty.zoom.us/j/91338634529?pwd=SEdhd0ovNXBSdXo4QnpoQlBPd3cydz09

            (To ask questions)

 

            Broadcast Live on Lake County PEG TV (Mediacom Channel 8)

 

Participants in the event are expected to include representatives from CAL FIRE and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and also partnering agencies that have been crucial to Lake County’s response to this wildfire event; representatives of the Red Cross, County Health and Social Services Agencies, Lake County Behavioral Health Services, and more, will be available to answer constituent questions.  Local elected representatives will also be invited.

 

“This will be a Virtual Meeting, so we can have the very best people participate, while allowing them to primarily focus on the firefighting and life saving activities that matter most right now,” noted Lake County Sheriff, Brian L.Martin.  “Our goal is to get you information you need to respond to this disaster, whether you are currently under evacuation, or concerned about how the fires may evolve in days to come.”

 

A live stream will be posted at http://www.facebook.com/lakecountycagov/.  We ask that most people listen in via this feed,

 

If you have a question, a limited number of County residents can participate in real-time via Zoom:

https://lakecounty.zoom.us/j/91338634529?pwd=SEdhd0ovNXBSdXo4QnpoQlBPd3cydz09

Meeting ID: 913 3863 4529

Passcode: 094776

One tap mobile

+16699006833,,91338634529#,,,,,,0#,,094776#US (San Jose)

 

“We are grateful to CAL FIRE and our other partners for understanding the importance of sharing information during an event like this,” emphasized Martin.  “People are facing the loss or potential loss of homes, loved ones and ways of life.  That places a strain on entire communities.  Our hope is this event will reach a lot of people that are connected to Lake County, and help them evaluate their next steps.”

 

Please make a point to join us Monday evening, 6pm, at http://www.facebook.com/lakecountycagov/