Jan. 14, 2013 – POINT
VENTURE – Texas A&M Forest Service representatives are pleased to join
homeowners in Point Venture Townhouses this week to celebrate their Firewise
earned the National Fire Protection Association’s Firewise status by obtaining
a wildfire risk assessment, creating an action plan for how they will reduce
their risk, conducting a community education event, and completing a community
project that decreases the threat of wildfire.
communities across the state have received the Firewise designation, proving
they are committed to taking proactive actions toward preventing wildfires in
ownership of your risks and developing community-based solutions is what
Firewise is all about,” said Justice Jones, Wildland Urban Interface
coordinator for Texas A&M Forest Service.
ceremony is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Point Venture Office
Complex, 555 Venture Blvd., Point Venture. The award will be presented to Point
Venture Mayor Cristin Cecala.
devastating wildfire could be just around the corner,” said Patrick Allen,
Firewise Communities liaison with Texas A&M Forest Service. “It’s important
for communities to prepare for wildfire by doing simple things like clearing
dead vegetation from the area surrounding a home. We’re excited to see the
residents of Point Venture Townhouses taking these proactive steps to protect
their community from wildfire.”
information about Firewise Communities, visit texasfirewise.org or contact your local
wildland urban interface specialist.
Patrick Allen, Firewise Communities Liaison
(979) 204-9648, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saginor, Communications Specialist
(979) 255-0591, email@example.com