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CAL FIRE, County of Lake to Host 2nd Virtual Community Meeting

Lake County, CA (August 26, 2020) – Many thanks to CAL FIRE LNU Unit Chief, Shana Jones, Incident Commander Chief Sean Kavanaugh, Operations Chief Chris Waters, and Deputy Operations Chief Nick Brown for providing valuable insights at our first Lake County LNU Lightning Complex Virtual Community Meeting on Monday.  Thanks, also, to our numerous local government leaders and agency partners for being available to respond to constituent questions.  Monday’s meeting reached more than 20,000 people on Facebook.
 
This Thursday evening, August 27, at 6pm, CAL FIRE and the County of Lake will be hosting a 2nd Virtual Community Meeting.
 
What: 2nd Lake County LNU Lightning Complex Virtual Community Meeting
 
When: Thursday, August 27, 6pm
 
Where: http://www.facebook.com/lakecountycagov/ (To listen)
           
            https://lakecounty.zoom.us/j/94612629840?pwd=Y3pONVN5VnQ1YlFmSnZSRkI2U044dz09
            (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.  Elected representatives have also been invited.
 
“Responding to the wildfire threats in our region and keeping people and property safe are our top priorities right now,” noted Lake County Sheriff, Brian L. Martin.  “A significant part of that is making  sure people have the information they need as the situation continues to develop.  The professionals that are participating in this meeting are carrying a lot of responsibility right now, and we are glad they have again answered the call, and will be available to provide information and answer questions on Thursday night.”
 
A live stream will again be posted at http://www.facebook.com/lakecountycagov/.  We ask that most people listen in via this feed.
 
Questions can be emailed ahead of time, to [email protected], or posted as comments in the Facebook live stream.
 
A limited number of County residents can also participate and ask questions in real-time via Zoom:
https://lakecounty.zoom.us/j/94612629840?pwd=Y3pONVN5VnQ1YlFmSnZSRkI2U044dz09
 
Meeting ID: 946 1262 9840
 
Passcode: 288749
 
One tap mobile:
+16699006833,,94612629840#,,,,,,0#,,288749# US (San Jose)
 
Lake County residents that don’t have a reliable internet connection can listen or participate by dialing
1-669-900-6833.  Please be prepared to enter the Meeting ID and Passcode listed above.
 
This is a fully virtual meeting; the County is not providing a physical location where people can attend.
 
“Please join us Thursday evening at 6pm,” encouraged Martin.  “We have a great panel, and they are there to ensure you have the information you need.  Send us your questions ahead, if you can, and we’ll look forward to taking your questions via Zoom and Facebook during the event, as well.”

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