SDG&E to Host 2nd Annual Wildfire Resilience Drive-Thru Safety Fairs Ahead of Peak Wildfire Season

SDG&E to Host 2nd Annual Wildfire Resilience Drive-Thru Safety Fairs Ahead of Peak Wildfire Season

With wildfire season right around the corner, SDG&E invites community members to attend one of five Drive-Thru Wildfire Safety Fairs taking place throughout the summer. The first event will take place on Saturday, May 8 at Mountain Empire High School in Pine Valley.  

WF Safety Fair

At each of the free Wildfire Safety Fairs, attendees will have the opportunity to drive through and gather information from industry experts about wildfire safety and Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) and receive free emergency kit backpacks filled with supplies. Inside the backpacks are medical-grade face masks, water pouches, bandages, flashlight, duct tape, whistle, light sticks and other items*.

Upcoming Drive-Thru Wildfire Safety Fairs

The Drive-Thru Wildfire Safety Fairs will take place in multiple locations across the region. Each fair will take place from 10 a.m. to noon.

Mountain Empire High School                                          Saturday, May 8
Student Parking Lot 3305 Buckman Springs Rd., Pine Valley, CA 91962

Bates Nut Farm                                                                   Saturday, June 12
Parking Lot 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center, CA 92082

Julian Charter School                                                        Saturday, June 26
1704 Cape Horn Ave., Julian, CA 92036

Viejas Casino                                                                      Saturday, Aug. 7
East End Parking Lot Past Casino 5000 Willows Rd., Alpine, CA 91901

Ramona Outdoor Community Center                              Saturday, Aug. 28
Ramona Rodeo Parking Lot 421 Aqua Ln., Ramona, CA 92065                                 

Hear from Wildfire Safety Experts

SDG&E experts, including personnel from Emergency Management, Wildfire Resilience & Operations, Vegetation Management, and Meteorology will be sharing information about PSPS, Community Resource Centers, fuels reduction programs and other infrastructure and program enhancements to help reduce the PSPS impacts experienced by customers. Community partner industry experts will also be in attendance, including the Red Cross, CAL FIRE, 2-1-1 San Diego and the San Diego County Animal Services. 

More information is available on the 2021 Wildfire Resilience Drive-Thru Safety Fairs webpage.

* Preparedness supplies will be provided on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.