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DNR, Insurance Industry and Chelan County Fire Chief to host ‘Wildfire Ready’ Webinar

July 1 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The NW Insurance Council will participate in a free wildfire preparedness webinar on Wednesday, July 1, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (PST). The webinar is sponsored by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, NW Insurance Council, American Property Casualty Insurance Association, Insurance Information Institute and National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. Details are provided below.
What:
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz; Kenton Brine, president, NW Insurance Council; and, Brian Brett, fire chief, Chelan County Fire District #1; will host a “Wildfire Ready” webinar Wednesday, July 1, at 10 a.m. in the Wenatchee area. It will cover simple tasks every homeowner, landowner and renter can do to prepare for the wildfire season, which officially begins in July, and what residents can do to prevent wildfires.
Residents will also get the chance to ask questions of the speakers during the webinar. Residents can register here to participate in the one-hour event.
Who:
• Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz
• Kenton Brine, president, NW Insurance Council
• Brian Brett, fire chief, Chelan County Fire District #1
Date:
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Time:
10 – 11 a.m.
Where:
Wenatchee and surrounding area
Topics:
• Creating a defensible space around the home, outbuildings
• Safety with fire – debris piles, fireworks, campfires, outdoor burning and grilling
• Wildland-Urban Interface property readiness for wildfire season
• Tips for residents about insurance coverage, claims and recovery, before and during and to financially prepare for wildfire season
• Resident question and answer
RSVP: Registration is required to participate – register here.
Format: Participants use the chat feature to ask questions
For more information, contact NW Insurance Council  at (800) 664-4942
NW Insurance Council is a nonprofit, insurer-supported organization providing information about home, auto and business insurance to consumers, media and public policymakers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Details

Date:
July 1
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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