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christy smithAssemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, will partner with the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for a Wildfire Preparedness Town Hall Meeting in the Santa Clarita Valley.

The event is the second in a series of forums across the 38th Assembly District to better prepare constituents for the challenges of California’s year-round wildfires.

Representatives from the California Department of Insurance will also discuss property recovery issues related to insurance and best practices in the event your home is affected by wildfire.

Event details:
Where: Wiley Canyon Elementary School – 24240 La Glorita Circle Newhall, 91321
When: Saturday, July 20, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Guests are encouraged to arrive by 9:45 a.m.
Who: Office of Assemblywoman Smith and the Los Angeles County Fire Department

RSVP: http://bit.ly/SCVWildfirePrep or call (661) 286-1565

Statement:
Assemblywoman Christy Smith: “Here in the 38th Assembly District, we know the threat of our new wildfire reality all too well. In this new normal of a year-round fire season, we must make sure we are properly educated about wildfire resiliency and how to prevent loss of life, livelihood and property. I hope you’ll join me on Saturday, July 20, with our formidable first responders and fire prevention experts for more on this important topic.”

Assemblywoman Christy Smith represents California’s 38th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Agua Dulce, Castaic, Santa Susana Knolls, and North San Fernando Valley

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