The 4th of July is just around the corner. Please take a look at the safety tips below and have a fun, and safe celebration!
Ready, Set, GOAT!
Goats are returning to the community of PineRidge in Castle Pnes to conduct a second year of wildfire mitigation. Read, Set, Goat! Day is June 25th from 9:00-1:00 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and learn about fire-adapted communities, the Firewise Communities program, and general wildfire preparedness. The herd of 300 goats will retreat 8 acres that were munched last year, and treat 14 more acres of open space. This innovative mitigation project is funded by the PineRidge HOA residents, the City of Castle Pines, and a $1,000 grant South Metro Fire Rescue received from the national Ready, Set, Go!Campaign.
Hidden Village in Parker Earns Firewise Designation
Congratulations to our neighbors in Hidden Village for earning their Firewise Communities status. The crew of Station 43 - Lt. Mark Hamill, Engineer Daryl Troute and Firefighter Scott Russell - joined Risk Reduction Specialist Einar Jensen to present the award on May 22nd. To be Firewise means to invest time and money individually and collectively to reduce the risk of wildfire in a community. They are protecting their families and our firefighters, and ultimately, creating a community that is better adapted to the presence of wildfire. For more information on becoming a Firewise community or learning about our other wildfire mitigation resources, email email@example.com.
Tri-County Health Household Chemical Roundups
8/13/2016 - Highlands Ranch
10/1/2016 - Castle Rock