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Featured Podcast with Joseph Dilley

2021-06-22T20:58:09+00:00

Center Director Linda Crerar interviews Fire Services Leadership and Management Program Coordinator Joseph (Joey) Dilley on college programs within the Fire Service and HSEM fields. We are excited to have Joey as an Advisory Board member and continue collaborating on projects that will allow us to work on common goals and outcomes for professional training and student development. Check out our podcast with Joseph Dilley below or at: https://soundcloud.com/user-851177719/joseph-dilley-interview  Related Posts

Featured Podcast with Joseph Dilley2021-06-22T20:58:09+00:00

Featured Interview: Joseph Dilley

2021-05-26T20:08:57+00:00

Featured Interview: Joseph Dilley 1. The last time we talked with you was in January 2020. How have things changed since then in regards to the Fire Services Program? The FSLM program itself has not changed much, however; our approach has become more a holistic approach. Our program at Pierce College is still attempting to fill needs of the fire service as a whole. The FSLM has added courses that are exam and certification preparation courses that are being ran through the Community and Continuing Education program. There were two courses added to the course catalog to develop a [...]

Featured Interview: Joseph Dilley2021-05-26T20:08:57+00:00

Wildfire Mitigation

2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Wildfire Mitigation By Nancy Aird “WILDFIRE READY NEIGHBORS “– WA new, free community initiative program “Wildfire Ready Neighbors” is a new, free collaboration between the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), preparedness experts, fire districts, and landowners/ residents. Chelan, Okanogan, and Spokane counties initiated this program in April to promote preparing properties against wildfire. Renters, homeowners, and landowners in the three counties sign up at www.wildfireready.com to have a wildfire expert visit their property and develop a detailed action plan. This plan includes mitigation and preparation steps, local resources information, and contractor lists. Washington wildfires burned 812,000 acres [...]

Wildfire Mitigation2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared

2021-05-26T18:28:22+00:00

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared By Kellie Hale April showers, bring May flowers is the usual saying. However, now it seems that April fires will bring an early start to wildfire season. During the week of April 19, Washington has seen a reported 91 wildfires total. Again, that was all in one week. If we are already having wildfires in spring, then what does that mean for summer? What can we expect? “This year is already heating up,” said Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz in a Facebook post back in [...]

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared2021-05-26T18:28:22+00:00
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