Wildfire Safety Advisory to hold quarterly meeting remotely

Wildfires Emergency Warnings
Posted at 6:22 PM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-30 19:13:48-04

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Wildfire Safety Advisory Board will host a remote access only meeting on September 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the meeting and provide their input.

The Wildfire Safety Advisory Board will hear presentations from representatives of Wildfire Safety Division, Electrical Cooperatives, and Community Choice Aggregators.

The Board will also discuss the Advisory Opinions it is developing for the Publicly Owned Electric Utilities and Electrical Cooperatives.

Check here to catch the live broadcast.

To call in, dial 800-857-1917, the passcode is 1767567

Participants will be placed on mute in “listen-only” mode until the public comment portion of the meeting. Once the public comment portions of the meeting begins, participants may dial * 1 when they wish to speak to be placed in a queue by the operator.

· Remote participants may email questions during the meeting to:


Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate.

Emergency Supply Kit Checklist:

  • Face masks or coverings
  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person
  • Map marked with at least two evacuation routes
  • Prescriptions or special medications
  • Change of clothing
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.)
  • Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:

  • Easily carried valuables
  • Family photos and other irreplaceable items
  • Personal computer information on hard drives and disks
  • Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

Always keep a sturdy pair of shoes and a flashlight near your bed and handy in case of a sudden evacuation at night.