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Free 'Firewise' workshop in Spokane May 17 and 18

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The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Spokane County Conservation District, and Washington State University Extension will offer a Firewise Communities Workshop May 17 and 18. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Spokane County Conservation District, and Washington State University Extension will offer a Firewise Communities Workshop May 17 and 18.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Fire season is coming whether we like it or not and being prepared for the worst is important. 

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Spokane County Conservation District, and Washington State University Extension will offer a free Firewise Communities Workshop in Spokane on May 17 and 18. 

The sessions will offer advice on how to adapt to living with wildfire and help neighbors to work together and take action to prevent losses. 

The sessions will be on May 17 and 18 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1610 S. Technology Blvd. in Spokane. The sessions are open to anyone, but you must pre-register by contacting WSU's Steven McConnell at 509-477-2175 or steven.mcconnell@wsu.edu

If you're looking for motivation to attend the sessions, just take a look through the slideshow above of the Carlton Complex Fire from 2014. (MOBILE USERS CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS)

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